[UI] In Task Manager, hide main app icon

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[UI] In Task Manager, hide main app icon

Postby littlebigman » Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:43 pm

Hello

With a note open, ALT-TAB displays two identical CintaNotes icons (the note itself, and the main app), which means that I often get it wrong and need to hit ALT-TAB again to move to the other window.

When a note is currently opened, I suggest hiding the main app's icon from the icons displayed in ALT-TAB so that we can go back to CintaNotes with no error.

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Re: [UI] In Task Manager, hide main app icon

Postby kranor » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:52 am

Would an easier idea be to change the icon orientation in the UI for a note? For instance Main window as usual, but note window the CintaNotes icon points down looking like an arrow. This would probably be easier to accomplish than hiding the main windows icon.
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Re: [UI] In Task Manager, hide main app icon

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Mon Sep 06, 2010 11:04 am

Sorry but I don't understand what is exactly the desired behavior? In order for the main CN window to disappear from the Alt-Tab list, it needs to get minimized to tray. I reckon this would not be expected by the users.. Could you elaborate please?
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Re: [UI] In Task Manager, hide main app icon

Postby littlebigman » Sun Sep 19, 2010 9:13 am

I agree with kranor: To keep things simply, I guess a better option would be to simply provide two icons for the list display when hitting ALT-TAB: One icon for the main CN window, and another icon for open notes, so that I know which window will open when I browse with ALT-TAB.
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Re: [UI] In Task Manager, hide main app icon

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Mon Oct 18, 2010 1:31 pm

Ok I agree this makes sense. Posted as an idea here: http://cintanotes.userecho.com/feedback/7618-/
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