[RFC] A differnt options system

Chris Shoemaker c.shoemaker at cox.net
Wed Feb 16 21:02:59 EST 2005

On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 07:49:17PM -0500, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Chris Shoemaker <c.shoemaker at cox.net> writes:

> > Would you consider gnc-plugin-page-account-tree.c a normal user of the
> > optionDB?  If so, I really don't think it's a documentation problem.
> > But, I'm sure documentation would help a lot.
> Yes and no.  I think there are a bunch of helper functions that exist
> which that code doesn't use.

I didn't mean, "is it complete?"  I think its too complicated for what
it's doing.

> >> Define "object properties"?  Do you mean something like how the File
> >> -> Properties dialog or the [ Options ] toolbar button work?  Or do
> >> you mean something else?
> >
> > Yes, I think I would call those "book properties."  Edit->Preferences
> > is what I'm calling overall program preferences.  What you see when
> > you click "Edit" in the account-tree-view-page is what I would call
> > "account properties".  BTW, why can't I edit account properties from
> > the account page?!?  Am I missing something?
> The "account properties" are really properties of the account tree,
> not any particular single "account".  That's why you edit them from
> where you do.

No, I really mean account properties, like account name and account type.
I know that the tree-view options are reachable from the tree-view-page.


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