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Re: [platform-ui-dev] Activate the "Show in the Original Location" by default for minimized stacks?

Hi all,
I must confess, I was too fast saying +1 for the proposed change. I'm now -1.
Now that I'm aware where to switch that behavior, I've tried to use it, and the surprising issue is that it does not what I *hoped* it would do: it does not just un-minimize the stack and shows the view in that stack, instead it *literally* shows the view and all tabs in the stack at the "old" position, but it does NOT hide the "minimized stack toolbar" and does NOT show the "minimize" button on the stack. The result looks like a "usual" tab stack, but it disappears immediately if it loses the focus (arrgh!) but it does not allows to minimize it in a "usual" way with the "minimize" button, because the button is just not there. Odd! This is so much surprizing and irritating me that I think now the old behavior, as odd as it was, is better.
Ideally I would just want that by clicking the view icon in a minimized stack the stack would un-minimize. That's all, no fancy popups or pseudo-unmimimized views which appear at most unexpected locations and disappear at most unexpected time.
Again, as said in my other mail, this option (whatever it does) must be better discoverable and belongs into the UI preference page. Current "hack" to show it on right-clicking "minimize" button is a joke and inconsistent with any UI's I'm aware of, where "minimize" button never has any context menu with other meaning/function as "minimize".
Kind regards,
Andrey Loskutov
Gesendet: Dienstag, 11. Juli 2017 um 16:33 Uhr
Von: "Mickael Istria" <mistria@xxxxxxxxxx>
An: "Eclipse Platform UI component developers list." <platform-ui-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Betreff: Re: [platform-ui-dev] Activate the "Show in the Original Location" by default for minimized stacks?
On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 3:08 PM, Daniel Megert <daniel_megert@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
with the "original" location it might appear anywhere in the window.
Isn't it supposed to appear to the location it was previously? If so, I personally remember better and care much more about the location of the view on my workbench, which I happen to have already used and chosen, than about the location of the minimized icon.
I've been using the IDE for years and I learn only about today that the location of pop-up views is matching the minimized icon solution; and now I know it, I doesn't sound as cool as many other things I still discover... So I'm not convinced that the argument of the minimized icon is very strong and very focused on usability.
Anyway, is this an option we can switch from EPP? It might be also a good place to have this discussion.
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