[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #10045: Prevent looping in button list when less than three buttons

Xavier Hervy xavier.hervy at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 18:19:28 UTC 2011

On 19/09/11 17:13, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-09-18 at 16:10 +0100, Xavier Hervy wrote:
> I don't like this for the reason Robert mentioned. It makes the list
> behave differently based on the number of items in the list. This is
> not the usual behaviour of lists in any other UI context the user will
> be familiar with so it would be something we are teaching our users to
> do. This makes the burden on it's usefulness higher than average. In
> this case I think the theme is to blame. Normally a selected button is
> brighter than an unselected button so the theme is forcing the user to
> learn something new and opposite to expectation so the burden on it's
> usefulness is higher than average. Assuming making the selected button
> subdued doesn't have some huge benefit here it should be made to conform
> to standard user interface conventions.
That is probably not the best example as the default them show the text 
darker when it is selected than not :)


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