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Always enable resize of dialog boxes containing scroll boxes

Status: New

One example is shown below from the Device Driver Installation dialog but there a many similar cases. It is very difficult to obtain a decent overview having such a small window for the tree display.

 

I suggest as a general style guide to always enable the resize option in a dialog box whenever the layout requires a scroll box.

 

I have a hard time to see what could be reasons not to do so.

 

dialog resize.png

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Resize + Maximize

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I forgot to mention that I refer to the system dialog boxes such as the installers, MAX or similar. What the user does in his or her application is of course up to them - never the less I think the style is good in any case.

Henning

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Related idea here.

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LabVIEW 2012