Discussions about features needed in JSesh
You will find below my current todo list for JSesh, as I need it to be somewhere :)
The content of this post will of course change with time. This topic is not opened to comments : remarks, suggestions, and so on can be made in the rest of the "JSesh future" part of the forum.
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I was wondering if it might be possible to have JSesh be able to access the contents of subfolders located in the designated User Glyphs folder? This would make it easy to quickly install and uninstall large collections while leaving others alone.
Also is there any way of quickly determining whi...
If you scroll through a doc containing lines of glyphs, translit and text, i.e. all on the same line, on almost every second scroll, one of the text parts gets slightly garbled. The bottoms of all the letters on one of the lines are not displayed.
A single click anywhere within the graphic w...
In the Edit Preferences - Graphic format - the pop-up should read
is "somehow portable" sb "portable to a certain extent".
Apart from that, the pop-up should stay open for at least twice as long as at the moment. The user has to have time to read the text. The best solution would be f...
is zoom sb Zoom is unzoom sb Unzoom
Everything else starts with a capital letter.
Apart from that - I think it should read "Zoom in" and "Zoom out", although I personally can live quite happily with "Unzoom". Actually the word zoom holds for both directions. Zoom as such does not specify ge...
In the Edit menu, lowest section
3 times "copy :" - sb - "Copy :".
Apart from that " : " is very French. In English ": " is customary - i.e. without a space in front of the ":".
But here again, this is of no great importance. (Large font so you can see the difference.) A better solution...
is "ligature", sb "Ligature"
Apart from that, the red dot and the black dot are very pretty. But even so, put in a text "Red dot" and "Black dot" (along with graphical dots) otherwise these two menu points look like two missing teeth in a set of dentures. Simon
PS: Please excuse my usag...
All menu elements that on a click throw up a sub-menu or a pop-up window to accommodate further options should be followed by three dots.
New Open ... Save Save as ...
On the other hand your menu system is already producing ">" for sub-menus, so at least that has automati...
fails to tuck the "s" into the "D". The "s" is actually written in front of and more or less on top of the D. The vertical "s" has not been reduced in size and placed into the ligature area of the "D" correctly. The poor snake's head gets cruelly crushed!
The legibility of the transliteration font is very poor. Part of the problem is of course "cursive" - which very unfortunately is part of the standard. The main problem is distinguishing the 4 h's. t and t bar are also difficult to distinguish on a computer screen.
A second legibility...
Comparing the pronouns n:3 and T:n:3 the elements of the chen have been squashed both vertically and horizontally until all three fit into a carat. To be "perfect", the squashing should only be in the vertical. Horizontally the normal A! carat width should be retained. In other words the...
It would be quite useful if one could set a gly file to read only using the UI - perhaps as a menu command under "File". This would grey out all the appropriate menus that would otherwise perform a change and set the file itself to "read only".(Or achieve the same thing in any other appro...
The ligature s&t is not working.. The bun gets written at the top over the cloth.
It would be a good idea to allow the user to store a couple of "specials", based on the JSesh functionality already present. The solution would be to implement macros - or at least stored sequences of MdC. This would simply mean that you can give a name - e.g. "st" - to something like...
At the moment W24 only has an "mw" tag. I would suggest adding an "in" tag too - (e.g. "ink").
At the moment pasting a selected chunk of transliteration actually puts the key-codes used to produce the transliteration characters into the clipboard - e.g. taking a "underlined t" actually copies "T" - i.e. the key character used to produce it.
If I force the output to bitmap by disa...
In the help doc that comes with the product "tricks" should be written with ck in English. Unfortunately it's even set in bold type and hits me right in the eye every time I open up. :)
Here are all the mistakes according to an rtf export to MS Word.
is trics sb tricks is faithfull sb...
Typing in JSesh it's possible and very useful to use phonetic values instead of Gardiner Codes for example 'A' instead of G1. This feature (useful) could bring to some problems, trying to post-elaborate the files, for example searching pattern, 'A' and G1 are equivalent, but a 'Find' would match onl...
I love JSesh but one thing that I never loved is the way JSesh shades a zone with the grey background. To make professional hieroglyphics texts I prefer the normal style with oblique lines as other hieroglyphic editors.
Well, this is a suggestion.
Yours José Hurtado
Well, currently I am working on requests made by professionnal typesetters. This includes a better PDF export, the possibility to save some text features in the document itself, and the possibility to specify the page size. I will also add the possibility to paste JSesh output as a PDF file (this sh...