Opened 7 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#327 closed defect (fixed)

search entry in docbrowser not really intuitive

Reported by: jquelin Owned by: submersible_toaster
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: POD based help Version: 0.35
Keywords: Cc:


in docbrowser, the "search" label is at the left, the entry is far right. and there's no button pre-selected (labeled "search" or whatever) that could hint the user what the entry is

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by submersible_toaster

  • Owner set to submersible_toaster
  • Status changed from new to accepted

Agree. not obvious nor sane.

should appear,

[Label][Combobox selector (DocProvider?)][textbox][button]

which I think was in my head at the beginning, yet never happened.

DocProviders? should be selectable via search widget also.

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by waxhead

I have added a ToolTip? to both the Label and the Search entry to give a hint about what to do with the search.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by submersible_toaster

Recommend docbrowser moves to a format w/ summary listbox as a left column and results tab to the right. Search textentry above summary listbox ala windows help browser.

Some of the Padre-Index branch stuff should make this less traumatic.

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by bowtie

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed
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