New Widget Sample Online

Thursday January 7th, 1999

If you have been following the XPFE newsgroup, you may have come across the debate about widgets in the new cross-platform mozilla application. The final decision was for the widgets displayed on HTML pages (radio-buttons, drop-down menus, etc.) and dialog boxes to be platform-neutral for the moment, with the possibility of adding in native widget-sets later. This new platform neutral widget set requires new widget images, and the new samples have come online here.

German Bauer is the creator of these sample images, and his current thoughts can be read here. This post is really worth checking out if you have a moment.

Please be advised: this is a Work In Progress! Please don't flame the creator of these widgets in talkback. However, please feel free to post constructive criticism or other thoughts on this issue.

#16 I Like It

by Ed Boraas <>

Friday January 8th, 1999 7:50 AM

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I like it... it'll be nice to be able top plot out pages and know *exactly* how they'll look across multiple platforms. Great work!

As a minor aside, though, would it be at all possible to move the scroll arrows "together" in applicable form widgets (cf. MacOS 8.5, NeXTStep/OPENSTEP, et al.)?