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Bug 2125909 - [RFE] Have a fixed-width font (Monospaced) for variables that need correct indentation
Summary: [RFE] Have a fixed-width font (Monospaced) for variables that need correct in...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Parameters
Version: Unspecified
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: Unspecified
Assignee: Girija Soni
QA Contact: visawant
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-09-11 18:32 UTC by vivek singh
Modified: 2023-06-09 07:24 UTC (History)
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2022-10-04 11:22 UTC, hakon.gislason
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Foreman Issue Tracker 36366 0 Normal New Have a fixed-width font (Monospaced) for variables that need correct indentation 2023-05-08 08:05:25 UTC
Red Hat Issue Tracker SAT-12946 0 None None None 2022-09-14 13:32:00 UTC
Red Hat Issue Tracker SAT-17223 0 None None None 2023-06-09 07:24:37 UTC

Description vivek singh 2022-09-11 18:32:33 UTC
1. Proposed title of this feature request.
=> [RFE] Have a fixed-width font(Monospaced) for variables that need correct indentation 

2. What are the nature and description of the request?  
While Creating new variable on satellite with override option ticked marked and "Parameter Type" = yaml . while writing Value in Specify Matchers 
section. Font is not Monospaced . Customer need that Font there should be monospaced so that they can easly write value in yaml format there. 
monospaced fonts we can see under  Pre-existing Job Teamplates in satellite. Customer want same like that.

2.a - Under Specify Matchers section in value filed. Give two space in-front of all 3 lines. you will see that 'home' is not aligned. 


2.b - If you want to make it aligned, you have to give 3 space for 3rd Row(home). which looks aligned but actually it is not correctly Aligned. 

3. Why do you need this? (List the business requirements here).
Customer Need that Monospaced font should be used while creating New variable. So that they can write code properly. Currently they have to write 
code in code-editor and then copy it to value field under 'specify matcher' section. 
4. How would you like to achieve this? (List the functional requirements here).
Navigate to Satellite web UI -> Configure -> Variable -> New-variable -> Parameter Type = yaml > Font in value should be Monospaced.

5. For each functional requirement listed, specify how Red Hat and the customer can test to confirm the requirement is successfully implemented. 
We can write value directly in satellite and check if fonts are Monospaced ot not. 
6. Do you have any specific timeline dependencies and which release would they like to target (i.e. Satellite 6.11,12)?
7. List any affected packages or components. 
8. Would you be able to assist in testing this functionality if implemented?  

Comment 2 hakon.gislason 2022-09-12 10:06:25 UTC
This could also apply to various other fields in Satellite including but not limited to:

- ansible variable list in the new hosts page
- ansible inventory in the new hosts page
- global parameters / host parameters (create host parameters tab, hostgroup parameters tab, global parameters page, organization parameters, etc...)
- fact values

Comment 3 Marek Hulan 2022-09-12 10:59:31 UTC
Totally, I moved it under the Parameters component, since it covers all of them (e.g. host params and org params). Good point about the fact values, for some it could be really helpful, however if the values are too long and multiline, they don't display well in the table. Perhaps a modal for displaying such values would be good.

Comment 4 hakon.gislason 2022-10-04 11:21:26 UTC
I thought my last CV publish just had 5.600 packages, but the one before that 56.000 - perhaps pulp killed by OOM or some other issue. Did some debugging but couldn't find anything obvious right away.
It was due to the variable-width font making the two numbers look off by 51.000. See attached screenshot. Maybe worth considering a complete overhaul of where to use fixed-width fonts in Satellite?

Comment 5 hakon.gislason 2022-10-04 11:22:38 UTC
Created attachment 1915951 [details]
content view publish package count

Comment 6 Girija Soni 2023-05-08 08:05:23 UTC
Created redmine issue from this bug

Comment 7 Bryan Kearney 2023-05-23 18:21:49 UTC
Moving this bug to POST for triage into Satellite since the upstream issue has been resolved.

Comment 9 visawant 2023-06-08 12:52:22 UTC
Satelltie version: 6.14.0 Snap 2.0

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