[Framework-Team] Inline editing
wichert at wiggy.net
Fri Mar 2 19:19:21 UTC 2007
Previously Florian Schulze wrote:
> Very recently the inline editing was switched from double clicking to
> single clicking. IMO this is the worst change in the UI I saw till now. I
> understand the reasoning by Limi. If the mouse hovers the editable element
> looks (more or less) like a text box and when you click into it it should
> be made editable. This follows user expectations and is perfectly valid
> for the places it's used in Google Calendar. For content pages like in
> Plone this is very bad IMO. And I guess Geir agrees with me here (he
> constantly clicks around and selects text while reading :) ). I think we
> should either limit the inline editablility to certain fields (exclude
> RichTextFields for example) or do the invokation differently. I proposed
> to use an icon in a corner of the editable part, but Limi is right in that
> he says it's a too small area to click onto and not obvious what it may
Personally I find the current behaviour frustrating as well. It is now
impossible for me (using Firefox 2) to copy&paste text from a webpage:
as soon as I select something I'm dumped into the edit-mode.
Alex, can you give us a rational for the current behaviour? I think this
wants some discussion instead of a one-man decision.
Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net> It is simple to make things.
http://www.wiggy.net/ It is hard to make things simple.
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