Too much glass…

Blake Winton bwinton at
Tue Jun 28 20:19:04 UTC 2011

On 11-06-28 16:16 , Andrew Sutherland wrote:
> On 06/28/2011 11:08 AM, Blake Winton wrote:
>> The first pair of ideas is to set the default toolbar format to
>> text-beside and small icons, and to hide the menu, as per Firefox, IE,
>> Windows Finder, and others.  That would look something like this (with
>> 79 pixels of glass high):
> I presume this would also mean creating some kind of
> single-point-of-access to the menu like Firefox/IE/etc. have and that
> it's not shown in the screenshot because it would require photoshopping?

Well, that would be nice, but that's more than I was thinking of doing. 
  I would merely have the menu show when you hit the <Alt> key.  (Again, 
just copying the behaviour of Firefox, IE, Windows Explorer, etc…)

Blake Winton   Thunderbird User Experience Lead
bwinton at

More information about the tb-planning mailing list