[pmwiki-users] Change summary field / edit page results
akabaila at pcug.org.au
Sat Apr 16 02:57:47 CDT 2005
On Saturday 16 April 2005 16:47, pmwiki-users-request at pmichaud.com wrote:
> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 19:03:47 -0500
> From: Jonathan Scott Duff <duff at pobox.com>
> Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] Change summary field / edit page results
> To: "Patrick R. Michaud" <pmichaud at pobox.com>
> Cc: pmwiki-users at pmichaud.com
> Message-ID: <20050416000347.GA11681 at pobox.com>
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> On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 04:18:25PM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 10:43:06PM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> > >
> > > (Heck, PmWiki doesn't even have a "Change summary" field.)
> > Actually, I'm planning to change that before the 2.0 release.
> > In fact, here's my current thinking on the edit page:
> > Definite:
> > - A change summary field
> > - Eliminate the "Reset" button
> Good deal. I've never gotten used to how "Reset" interacts with
You are not alone. I could never get any useful action with the "Reset"
button and never could fathom why it is there.
> > Active consideration:
> > - Save minor edit
> > - Save and continue editing
> > My only problem with the additional save buttons is getting the
> > labels correct so that they aren't so visually misbalanced. With
> > Save Save minor edit Save and continue editing
> > the most important button ends up being the smallest, which offends
> > my design sense somehow.
> How about something like this?
> [Preview] [Save] [Finish editing] [ ] minor edit
> or maybe
> [Preview] [Save] [Save & Finish] [ ] minor edit
[Preview] [Save] [Quit without Saving] [ ] minor edit
I really missed that option. I know, I am old and slow on the uptake, but I
really missed the option of abandoning the saving and returning to the
display of the unedited page.
> Change the connotation of "Save" to not imply that editing is done.
> I also think that "minor edit" should remain a checkbox (obviously.
> Jonathan Scott Duff
> duff at pobox.com
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