GUI style guidelines proposal

Flemming Richter Mikkelsen quatrox at
Thu May 28 17:28:47 CEST 2009

On 2009-05-26, Carsten Haitzler <raster at> wrote:
> On Sat, 23 May 2009 10:35:56 -0700 Steve Mosher <steve at> said:
> ever since i can remember, ok on dialogs was left, cancel on the right. the
> order "ok/apply/cancel" is old as the hills (and going left to right, where
> a missing elements just don't appear).

The eyes moves in a pattern as they scan the screen.

You should try to figure out your eyes scan pattern, as
this is similar for most people.

If the graphics is in balance, the scan pattern is the same for
dialogs as for pictures.  Since you already may have a habbit
breaking the pattern when it comes to dialogs, verify it with a

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