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|Summary:||[PATCH] hig and layout changes|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Jens Knutson <jensk.maps>|
|Component:||authconfig||Assignee:||Jindrich Novy <jnovy>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Brian Brock <bbrock>|
|Version:||1||CC:||bfox, mitr, pknirsch|
|Target Milestone:||---||Keywords:||ScreenshotChange, StringChange|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2004-09-14 09:27:10 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Jens Knutson 2003-12-16 14:01:16 EST
Summary of the patch ----------------------- * changed all spacings to proper hig numbers, changed all frames to the new "whacky packy" style frames, with vboxes and hboxes * added colons where appropriate to GtkLabels * removed all seperators from dialog boxes * changed "joinsave" dialog quite a bit - removed title, changed button order, removed the icon from "don't save" button, changed text inside dialog to divide into primary and secondary text, changed icon to Warning instead of Question * removed unnecessary "inline help" - if an admin doesn't know what this stuff is already, s/he won't know learn enough to properly use the tool from the 2 sentence help provided them in the middle of the authconfig window. ;) possible b0rkage due to this change: ------------------------------------ not sure why, but winbind used to be hidden on my system when the using old, unmodified config dialog, but now it appears. Also, when I click the button for configuring winbind, nothing happens... requests: --------- * How about a Help button? :) * In further changes, I'd like to merge the Authentication and User Info tabs, since some of them otherwise appear twice (a Bad Thing, IMHO), and again, if an admin doesn't know the difference between some of these options, s/he's already lost - dividing them up won't help any. * Could we grey out/disable the "configure" buttons for stuff that's not enabled in the first place? ie: if SMB auth isn't checked, the button should be greyed out. Doing this would help with the above mentioned further layout changes...
Comment 1 Jens Knutson 2003-12-16 14:02:59 EST
Created attachment 96561 [details] updated glade file sorry this isn't a diff - I'm posting this from a 'net cafe. it's a long story. ;)
Comment 2 Jens Knutson 2003-12-16 19:15:14 EST
Created attachment 96574 [details] proper diff patch for my hig and layout changes Ok, here's a real diff this time - obsoleting the original attachment. Sorry for the spam.
Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2003-12-17 15:41:08 EST
Thanks for the patch! Some notes, though: a help button won't help much until there's help text to go with it, and there currently is none. I'd love for that to change. The User Information and Authentication tabs are separate because items which appear in both places frequently control different things (for example, LDAP for user information turns on use of nss_ldap, and LDAP for authentication turns on pam_ldap -- you can use one without the other). Configuration buttons are already made insensitive when the mechanism which they configure is not enabled, so I'm a bit confused. You're certain that you're using the development tree's version of authconfig and authconfig-gtk on your system? Are the buttons in the new wacky-packy layout supposed to not line up?
Comment 4 Jindrich Novy 2004-09-14 09:27:10 EDT
Hi Jens, I modified interface of authconfig to two column style to fit lower resolution screens and modified keyboard shortcuts. If you want to try it out, please get authconfig-4.6.4-3 (rawhide). Any comments are welcome. Because the request made here is rather old, I'll close this bug. If you have any suggestions concerning the new interface, please don't hesitate to create a new "enhancement" authconfig "bug". Thanks again! Jindrich