Re: PATCH request: edit headers

Subject: Re: PATCH request: edit headers
From: Martin Sevior (
Date: Sat Dec 29 2001 - 23:15:42 CST

On Sun, 30 Dec 2001, Piotr Banski wrote:

> Martin,
> On Sun, 30 Dec 2001, Martin Sevior wrote:
> ...
> > Your patch looks a little strange to me. I'm not sure why m_pViewMode ==
> > VIEW_NORMAL should make the header/footer buttons turn grey. I
> > think these should ONLY ever be grey if someone is currently
> > editting the same header/footer as the button.
> This is one way out of the problem described in bug #2335. Another would
> be to perform a switch to the print layout if someone presses the button.
> The normal layout and editing headers/footers just don't get along.

Aha! I get it now. The buttons should be grey and the format menu items
should be turned off in Normal Mode.


BTW the whole concept of "Modes" is counter-intuitive for normal users. I
can live with a minimal "Normal Mode" to gives users more screen
real estate though.



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