Section Info based inline edit sample

Daphne Ogle daphne at media.berkeley.edu
Tue Aug 26 21:05:06 UTC 2008


I'm voting for a text link rather than icons.

-Daphne

On Aug 26, 2008, at 2:03 PM, Eli Cochran wrote:

> Daphne,
> 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.
>
> - Eli
>
> 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 change.
>>
>> -  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 needed.
>>
>> -Daphne
>>
>> 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.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Justin
>>>
>>> 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  
>>>> charm.
>>>>
>>>> Please check it out: http://build.fluidproject.org/fluid/sample-code/inline-edit/section-info/section-info.html
>>>>
>>>> - Eli
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>> Eli Cochran
>>>> user interaction developer
>>>> ETS, UC Berkeley
>>>>
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>> Daphne Ogle
>> Senior Interaction Designer
>> University of California, Berkeley
>> Educational Technology Services
>> daphne at media.berkeley.edu
>> cell (510)847-0308
>>
>>
>>
>
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>
> Eli Cochran
> user interaction developer
> ETS, UC Berkeley
>
>

Daphne Ogle
Senior Interaction Designer
University of California, Berkeley
Educational Technology Services
daphne at media.berkeley.edu
cell (510)847-0308



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