Home Download Buy Blog Forum Support

Toolbar

Toolbar

Postby jps on Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:16 pm

Just a quick poll - does anyone here use the toolbar? It's turned off by default, and my preference is to just get rid of it entirely.
jps
Site Admin
 
Posts: 3062
Joined: Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:33 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby vim on Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:23 pm

i don't use it at all.
vim
 
Posts: 298
Joined: Tue May 27, 2008 6:51 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby otaku888 on Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:40 pm

I've also never used it. I prefer a minimal interface. I can see how the pane layout graphics might be useful for some users. but perhaps you could place them next to the drop down options instead.
otaku888
 
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:43 am

Re: Toolbar

Postby Simon on Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:43 pm

I switched it off straight away.
Simon
 
Posts: 15
Joined: Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:22 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby SteveCooperOrg on Thu Feb 19, 2009 2:00 pm

Oh, yeah. I remember that. ;)

No, I don't use it, but when I turned it on just now, it did make me feel like it would be easier to deal with multiple panels. If that's something that gets people interested initially -- that is, if it's a feature that helps new users -- it might be important in converting new users to paying customers. Chrome generally helps new users but hinders power users.

If you were to remove it, I think you could consider promoting the existing functionality to something more prominent. It's hidden a little under View | Layout. Consider promiting View | Layout to a traditional "Window" root menu; use the icons on the toolbar as the icons on the menu items, so the user can visually select the format they're interested in. That way the rather neat feature isn't buried.
Maybe what you're looking for is at the http://www.sublimetextwiki.com
SteveCooperOrg
 
Posts: 193
Joined: Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:53 am

Re: Toolbar

Postby mvm on Thu Feb 19, 2009 2:24 pm

I do not use toolbar, switched it off in the first days of using Sublime.
mvm
 
Posts: 26
Joined: Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:11 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby tgkeul on Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:48 pm

It looks nice but I never used it.
tgkeul
 
Posts: 140
Joined: Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:35 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby eric1235711 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:15 pm

I don't use it...

I prefer to keep it hidden by default :P
0xhexakosioikexekontahexaphilia
eric1235711
 
Posts: 23
Joined: Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:54 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby myel on Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:38 pm

never used it.
myel
 
Posts: 88
Joined: Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:26 pm

Re: Toolbar

Postby gpfsmurf on Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:36 pm

I don't use it because I don't like to use my mouse. I especially would never use the 'standard' buttons: new, open, save, copy/paste/cut, undo/redo.

I think the layout buttons look cool but I use the menu bar to change the layout (the defaut shortcut keys conflict with my multiple desktop manager).

I'll probably just create a custom quick panel with the commands I deem useful, but that I don't use often enough to remember the keyboard shortcut.
gpfsmurf
 
Posts: 211
Joined: Mon Jun 23, 2008 6:31 pm

Next

Return to General Discussion

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Exabot [Bot], Google [Bot] and 16 guests