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URLyBird Recommended GUI Elements

Cathal Mullan
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Joined: May 20, 2011
Posts: 119
Hey Guys,

just wondering what GUI elements & Other reletated features people who passed the Exam had in their GUIs?

Did you use JMenuBar?

What about status bar?

ToolTips?

Or are these overkill?

cheers
Roel De Nijs
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Joined: Jul 19, 2004
Posts: 6855
    
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Detailed info about my GUI can be found here.

in short: menubar (one menu with one menu-item), tool tips, simple buttons and text fields, no status bar, no icons, no progress bar, highly restrictive (e.g. blocking invalid chars), user friendly (e.g. enter-enabled search), consistent look-and-feel, easy to add extra functionality,...


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