[MonoDevelop] Some minor usability suggestions

Lluis Sanchez Gual lluis at novell.com
Mon May 5 22:09:50 EDT 2008

El dt 06 de 05 del 2008 a les 01:47 +0200, en/na László Monda va
> Hi,
> * Binding a hotkey to the action "go to the next error" would be very
> useful.

That's F4.

> * The incremental search bar shouldn't contain a combobox.  Embedding
> options within the combobox makes the search functionality obscure, as
> its mode is not immediately visible.  Also, the "Find Previous" and
> "Find Next" labels should be replaced with "Previous" and "Next" labels
> respectively for optimal space usage and it'd be more intuitive to use
> up and down arrow icons.  My suggestions here are based on Firefox.

We should follow the GNOME HIG, not Firefox.

> * Line numbers and code seems to blend together when folding is
> disabled.  Line numbers should have a slightly darker background than
> the white background of the default theme, this would clearly
> differentiate line numbers from code and it'd be more pleasing visually.
> These are small usability improvements, but I think they are relevant.  
> Congratulations for MonoDevelop!  It keeps evolving nicely, it's really
> a great experience to use a quality IDE on Linux.
> Should I report some of these suggestions as (separate?) issues in
> bugzilla?
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