Minor GNOME and KDE menu annoyance

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 16:47:20 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 00:51 +0930, Tim wrote:
> Tim:
> >> I always found the KDE menus to be quite a mess, so that was another
> >> nail in the coffin for me using KDE.
> Patrick O'Callaghan:
> > A total mess actually. However KDE4 is much better, and among other
> > goodies has the huge advantage of letting you search in the menu system
> > so you don't have to remember where everything is.
> To me, having to open something then search for something is a really
> tedious work around to having well organised menus, in the first place.
> Simple:
>   graphics - image viewer
> or:
>   sound & video - VLC media player
> No click navigate, click navigate, click navigate...  
> Nor, click, navigate, navigate, navigate, send out the search party...
> Nor, click, navigate, wait, start typing, wait...
> Nor, click in the box, start typing...
> Mousing's bad enough, without having to pick up the mouse to do start to
> do something that requires going back to using the keyboard.

Have you used KDE4? It's one click on the Menu, type a substring, then
click on one of the results.


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