On 08/10/13 21:38, sturdy wrote:
> I think I would vote for consistency. Unfortunately, that may not be
> practical in Gramps because of different plugins, different authors, etc.
> Gtk.Treeview provides better functionality but the linked text is more
> intuitive. Perfect or not, consistency is important throughout views and
> dialogs. As a new user, I get confused if a r-click produces different
> actions in similar circumstances. I expect the Pedigree, Relatives,
> Ancestors and Descendent Gramplets to all provide similar r-click action.
> Unfortunately, that seems to be to pop up the editor instead of a context
> menu. FWIW inconsistency is probably the biggest issue that I see posted in
> other forums about Gramps. Any chance of updating all to Gtk.treeview?:)
The new gramplets don't actually add any new functionality. The reason
for writing them was to provide some consistency with the core user
So I used a TreeView rather than text links. The double-click invokes
an editor. A right-click would normally bring up a context menu.
The Ancestors gramplet is an updated version of the Pedigree gramplet.
The Descendants gramplet replaced the older text-based version. I could
update the Relatives gramplet, but I wanted some feedback from users first.
What do people like? Is it actually worth the effort updating the
I tend to feel that without giving users examples they sometimes find it
difficult to understand the options.