Difference between revisions of "Context Menus for Graphical Editors"

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Revision as of 05:13, 26 July 2009

A context menu should be used for context sensitive interaction with the objects in a graphical editor. If an object is selected in an editor, and the context menu is opened, the context menu should only contain commands which are appropriate for the selection.

The categories within the context menu should be kept distinct from one another through the use of separators. The context menus for selected elements must have the following minimal set of categories:

Add
Open, Open With, Show In
Cut, Copy, Paste, Remove from Diagram, Delete, Rename
Filters
Insert
Other Plugin Additions
Properties