[Mono-docs-list] Browser.dll

Ben Maurer bmaurer@users.sourceforge.net
Tue, 09 Mar 2004 16:59:06 -0500

On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 16:47, Todd Berman wrote:

> We dont need history, or any of the other cute features that the
> monodoc browser has.

History is a logial thing to have, I sure hope that we would have it
inside the IDE.

> I am thinking that the best way to do this is to create 2 widgets, a
> Gtk.TreeView sub-classed widget and a Gtk.HTML sub-classed widget, that
> are able to be instantiated with only refs to each other.

Hrm, this would limit the design of the GUI to one that had only one
viewer window. (eg, it would exclude something like what MS's help
viewer does which is allow multiple tabs). In an IDE this could be a
problem because doing something that caused documentation to be opened
would `steal' the content of the viewer window.

So maybe the best thing to do is to program support for multiple tabs
inside monodoc and then adding support for MD should be pretty easy if
we keep the situation in mind when doing multiple tabs.

-- Ben