deskrule beta with vertical UI

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deskrule beta with vertical UI

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I added an option that makes deskrule search toolbars vertical instead of horizontal, see if you like it better? Use this program option to switch
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this will make the window look like this

rebar controls aren't the easiest to work with vertically, so I had to make some concessions, e.g. the name of the property is now shown in the cue text (and part of the infotip)

download beta version: www.zabkat.com/test/deskrule_setup_beta.exe (4MB)

anyway please tell me what you think!
ps. if you have a super hires monitor (high DPI) please tell me how it looks for you
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Re: deskrule beta with vertical UI

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Hi Nikos,

I've just installed the beta and it works. I see the limitations you mentioned, but the idea is good. I think the vertical layout makes more sense as it organizes the search steps from left to right, although this might be a cultural bias. I don't have a high DPI monitor, so I can't give you feedback on that.

I'll stick with 'horizontal' or regular layout for now.

All the best
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Re: deskrule beta with vertical UI

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thanks for trying it out, in the end I found a high-ish DPI monitor and it looks ok. BTW the version is final, you can get it from the website (v2.2)
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Grand, I've just installed the new version. Take care and stay safe Nikos
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