Section Info based inline edit sample
eli at media.berkeley.edu
Tue Aug 26 21:03:50 UTC 2008
I agree with you that there will probably be some confusion around
Undo and Redo. I'm not sure I understand what you are suggesting.
There is already a tooltip for Undo/Redo (at least there is in FF, I
just used the title tag). Are you saying that you would also like a
label next to or under the icon?
Let me know. I'll revisit this tomorrow.
On Aug 26, 2008, at 1:51 PM, Daphne Ogle wrote:
> Looks good Eli! Nice work!
> A couple of things:
> - Until we come up with a meaningful icon I vote for using text to
> make it clear what the user can do. The addition of undo adds some
> challenge for the user to not only figure out what one icon does but
> what 2 siimilar only mirrored icons do. Because of their similarity
> its also more difficult to distinguish between them and when they
> - Just an FYI for everyone -- there is still a debate about the
> usefulness and need for redo in the simple text field edit context
> here. We are hoping user testing will help us better understand the
> tradeoffs of adding the complexity versus how often redo is actually
> On Aug 26, 2008, at 12:52 PM, Justin wrote:
>> Hi Eli,
>> I've been checking it out today. It looks good.
>> I've added it to the Inline Edit QA test plan. Now we will be able
>> to do QA testing on the undo/redo functionality.
>> On 26-Aug-08, at 3:34 PM, Eli Cochran wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> The Section Info based inline edit sample is pretty much done.
>>> There is a little bit of accessibility work to be done with the
>>> Undo/Redo, Undo/Redo is in the wrong tab order because I'm
>>> floating it right. I'm doing this for formatting reasons and I can
>>> fix it with a little more sophisticated markup when I get a
>>> chance. Also when you activate Undo or Redo, the focus should stay
>>> on the Undo/Redo link.
>>> But other than that, I think that it's in good shape. Certainly
>>> good enough for testing and for beta.
>>> Inline Edit and the Undo code are very fun to work with. Kudos to
>>> those who developed on the code. Very easy to implement. Well, I
>>> had a little trouble with Undo, but once Colin helped me with an
>>> undocumented and slightly confusing API change, it worked like a
>>> Please check it out: http://build.fluidproject.org/fluid/sample-code/inline-edit/section-info/section-info.html
>>> - Eli
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