[Geany-devel] configurable status line?
earshinov at xxxxx
Sun Jun 27 17:41:17 UTC 2010
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 20:31:12 +0200%
Jiří Techet <techet at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 18:27, Nick Treleaven
> <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 17:58:11 +0100
> > Nick Treleaven <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 19:31:03 +0300
> >> Dimitar Zhekov <dimitar.zhekov at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi, everyone,
> >> >
> >> > The status line is pretty crowded, as you know, so how about
> >> > making it configurable? Something like:
> >> >
> >> > line: %l / %n\t col: %c\t sel: %s ...
> >> >
> >> > I can write it, if you think that's a good idea.
> >> I don't think it's worth it.
> > OK, having thought more about it I think it could be configurable
> > as a hidden pref. That way we can hide any less generally useful
> > things like line count by default.
> Personally I find the total number of lines quite useful - it tells
> you quickly how big the file is. Also the space "wasted" by its
> presence is relatively small because it shares the caption with the
> current line number. For me the least useful information is the
> INS/OVR indication because this is already indicated by the cursor.
> But in general I find the current state of the status bar OK.
I second that. From my opinion:
- number of lines indication may be useful;
- INS/OVR indication is probably excessive;
- current state is ok, it's not so overcrowded.
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