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Feature UI: 2 booleans on a row?

Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 682 PRO
I have this:

But I want this:

DISPLAY_SHORT isn't doing it.
Is this possible?
Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
Website: fractalmade.com
Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
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  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 682 PRO
    edited August 2020
    makes sense. Gotta prevent people like me from creating monstrous feature UIs  :D
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
  • alnis_smidchensalnis_smidchens Member Posts: 279 EDU
    Interestingly, for Blender's 2.8 UI redesign, they organized all options/panels into a single column. They found that it's faster to find something by just scanning up and down (with labels on one side and values on the other) while having to scroll a longer distance rather than searching through a more dense/packed UI with less scrolling. It's a bit different from Onshape's system, but it's interesting to see the reasoning behind the choices for the redesigned UI. Here's a WIP update from the developers a couple years back, it's all implemented now:

    Get in touch: [email protected] | My personal site: https://alnis.dev | My YouTube channel (I make tutorial videos for Onshape & Inventor): https://www.youtube.com/c/AlnisSmidchens
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 682 PRO
    @alnis_smidchens
    That's a great reference for me and lots of good ideas in there (Admittedly, I skimmed the video). I actually just last night was working on this feature UI (it's a long one) and ended up converting most of it to this single-column style to favor clarity over brevity, so this video is a nicely-timed confirmation of that decision. Thanks!
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
    Instagram: @evan.reese.designs
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