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FS#564 - Settings organisation in level

Attached to Project: QCAD
Opened by Michel-Henri GONZE (MiHeGo) - Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 00:27 GMT+2
Task Type Feature Request
Category Main
Status Assigned
Assigned To Andrew (andrew)
Operating System Windows 7
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3 RC5
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

As an old professional “documentation writer and user inteface designer” but IMHO, I’m not convinced that the “Application preferences” are correctly organised for ease of understanding and using them.
These settings are organised in 2 levels. Some of the first levels have their own settings (e.g. “Graphics view”) while most others don’t (e.g. “Load/save”). May I humbly ;-) suggest some consistency rules :
- no sub-level if there is only one subject
- no items on main level if there are already 1 or more sub-level(s).
For instance :
- sub-level “Default Dimension settings” under “Dimension” is the only sub-level : then move these items under main level “Dimension” and suppress the sub-level ;
- the items under “Graphics view” main level (with several sub-levels)could be in a sub-level named “General” ;
Actually, “Graphics view” main level is the only one which has both its own items and sub-levels ;-))) ?

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