Make view and column header indepedent
It's quite annoying to e.g. switch from custom column view to thumbnail view and all the column headers including all sort opportunities are gone. What about changing this behavior to preserve the column header?
The UI wouldn't have to be changed too much and compatibility shouldn't be a problem. Just some behaviors would have to be changed. 'Custom column views' would be changed to 'custom column headers'. Picking a custom header from the column context menu would just change the header. Changing to the 'Long' view would just switch to a view which shows the columns defined in the current column headers. Of course combining 'change view' with 'change column header' is a common use case. There would be a default column header which is the one used in the normal views (short/long/thumbnail). There would be also a default view which is the long view.
Forum discussion: http://ghisler.ch/board/viewtopic.php?p=155812#155812
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