I agree that the Reset button looks silly at top left. I tried it
above 'Use Selection' and it looked out of place there too. I put it
back above the Export button, as it looks most sensible there, and
still doesn't take up more vertical space.
Gale (Audacity Team) wrote:
> Just a comment on the position of the Reset button. Taken as a whole
> I think I would prefer it back above the Export button. I can see your
> reasoning, but maybe most of the time you want to reset, you would do
> so after the result, and it does then reset the result as well as the
> parameters. Where it is now. it just annoyingly catches the corner of
> my eye, but without being able to actually look at it without moving
> my eyes. Or could it go above the "Use Selection" buttons and still stay
> in horizontal line?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gale Andrews [mailto:gale@...]
> Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2008 4:24 AM
> To: audacity-devel@...
> Cc: befree@...
> Subject: Re: [Audacity-devel] Good audio tool
> | From Martyn Shaw <martynshaw99@...>
> | Fri, 05 Dec 2008 23:51:16 +0000
> | Subject: [Audacity-devel] Good audio tool
>> Gale Andrews wrote:
>>> | From Martyn Shaw <martynshaw99@...>
>>> | Fri, 05 Dec 2008 01:18:46 +0000
>>> | Subject: [Audacity-devel] Good audio tool
>>>> David B wrote:
>>>>> Won't mention again after this, but still feel quite strongly that
>>>>> "Please select audio." should be more helpful if the selection you
>>>>> already made is shorter than the format. "Please adjust selection"
>>>>> or whatever you think is best/will fit.
>>>> I missed part of David M's message suggesting "Please enter valid
>>>> times". I've changed it to that (sufficiently vague ;-) ). Also made
>>>> the thing resize when messages change so they fit. Yeh!
>>> Fine, thanks. Though (to me) it does look odd that both the Export
>>> button and the text moves when the text for Contrast Result changes
>>> from "Please enter valid times." to "WCAG2Pass/Fail". Does that happen
>>> to you? I'm using "normal fonts" and "normal" 96 DPI. I gather you
>>> can't line up the Export button, but would adding white space after the
>>> shorter text stop things moving around?
>> It does happen with me, by design. It should fit with whatever font
>> is in use on whatever machine / OS. The trouble with putting white
>> space in is that you don't know how much to use. I tried it.
> Hi Martyn
> Yes I noticed you tried it, and (here) the button wasn't then moving at
> all as I recall. But yes I can see the problem, and this may perhaps not
> be the final solution, anyway. Don't have any other suggestions except
> move the Export button opposite OK, which would perhaps be a bit
> more "standard".
>>>>> Export seems to be broken if you re-measure, then export to the
>>>>> same file, possibly because there is no overwrite check? The file
>>>>> timestamp is updated, but the contents are unchanged.
>>>> Are you sure? It appends to the file here. Textpad asks me if I want
>>>> to reload the file, I say yes and there are the new measurements.
>>> I was using the File viewer and Editor in xplorer2, however if I open
>>> contrast.txt in Textpad, remeasure and export over the same file,
>>> Textpad does not ask if I want to reload, as it normally does. All that
>>> occurs is a Status Bar message in Textpad that the file has been
>>> reloaded, but the contents are still the same.
>> Definitely different to what I'm seeing. If you delete the
>> contrast.txt, then export twice to the same filename, then open it in
>> your text editor do you get one set of results or two? I get two.
> I do get two sets, sorry, now I realise I have to scroll down to see
> them :=) I had no idea we were appending (either I missed it, or it
> was in the private messages between you and David). I agree
> appending is a handy alternative to a datestamped file per result.
> I hope David will document it though, because very few programs
> I know of do this (that I can think of on Windows, anyway).
> Half a penny: maybe a line of space above what is now the first line
> of a result ( ======= ) would be handy, as it would separate
> multiple results better.
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