My WineHQ menu structure proposal
igor at mlug.missouri.edu
Sun Nov 3 15:22:28 CST 2002
On Sunday 03 November 2002 02:52 pm, Jeremy White wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-11-03 at 11:50, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
> > On November 3, 2002 12:38 pm, Jeremy White wrote:
> > > Yikes. I hadn't understood that the whole menu tree would be
> > > visible on the main page. I don't like that at all.
> > > 34 choices on the first page is way more than the 7 max
> > > I advocate...
> > Please look at: http://appdb.winehq.com/
> > The menus are expanded, aren't they? And I was hoping we all
> > agreed on something, finally. <g>
> But the menus only have 7 main choices, and clicking most of
> them bring up submenus in the main page (which is, on reflection,
> probably not optimal).
> My understanding was that we were going to use a primary/secondary
> menu design. The best example of this I know is www.pack223.org
> (my son's cub scout pack web site *blush*).
> You choose an entry from the main menu, and you get a secondary
> menu on the sidebar. It is like the Gimp, only the menus
> don't expand in place. The primary menu is constant; the
> secondary menu varies depending on where you
> are in the navigation.
well-designed they can be much easier to navigate than by clicking on stuff.
I'm sure we could get it to work with Mozilla, Netscape, MSIE, and
standards-compliant browsers, and the rest can use a static interface.
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