Difference between revisions of "Completed Proposal Menu Reorganisation/Layout Ideas"

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(Some ideas for the File, Tracks, the Help and a proposed new Tools menus)
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Run Benchmark...<BR>
 
Run Benchmark...<BR>
 
Audio Device Info...<BR>
 
Audio Device Info...<BR>
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Screenshot Tools...<BR>
 
Screenshot Tools...<BR>
 
<BR>
 
<BR>
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''' Help'''<BR>
 
''' Help'''<BR>
 
Manual (in web browser)<BR>
 
Manual (in web browser)<BR>
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About Audacity<BR>
 
About Audacity<BR>
 
<BR>
 
<BR>
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: Tutorials<BR>
 
: Tutorials<BR>
 
: References<BR>
 
: References<BR>
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About Audacity<BR>
 
About Audacity<BR>
 
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Revision as of 18:49, 22 January 2010

-- Ed 22 January 2010
I was thinking of something like:

File

 New
 Open...
 Recent Files    >
 Close
 Save Project
  Other Items 
 Import             >
 Audio...
 Labels...
 MIDI...
 Raw Data...
 Export...



Edgar: split the Help menu into Tools and Help :
Tools
Show Log...
Run Benchmark...
Audio Device Info...
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Screenshot Tools...

Help
Manual (in web browser)
- - - - - - - -
About Audacity

Note that in the above "About" item there should be no elipsis -- the use of an elipsis signifies that the user will be asked to supply additional information before the action can be completed.
This also makes the Help menu very short. I think we could expand upon a little:

Help
Manual (in web browser)
Manual Topics >

Quick Help
Frequently Asked Questions
Tutorials
References

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About Audacity