novel 3D desktop

MisterMe

macrumors G4
Jul 17, 2002
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etoiles said:
http://honeybrown.ca/Pubs/BumpTop.html

I am usually pretty reticent when it comes to '3D desktops', but this seems very cool for pen-based devices...(it might actually be more practical to take some of these concepts and incorporate them into a 'traditional' desktop environment).
There are several threads about this already. Here are two of them:

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=211096&highlight=bumptop

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=210933&highlight=bumptop
 

etoiles

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jun 12, 2002
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Where the air is crisp
Hector said:
this years looking glass.
I think the point is that these concepts work in 2D, too...it is not just about the 3D. My desktop gets pretty cluttered during the day, with incoming files etc. I regularly tidy it up, but being able to quickly group and organize 'clusters' of files would be useful to me.

MisterMe said:
There are several threads about this already. Here are two of them:
...which were started after mine, thank you ;)
 

bousozoku

Moderator emeritus
Jun 25, 2002
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Gone but not forgotten.
I thought that the use of the wheel menu was good. It's been around about as long as the GUI itself but has never seen the light of day in the real world.

I thought that the desktop was a good start but it's just that--a desktop. The other 95 % of the user interface needs to be planned.

It's clever to be sure.