Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 624874
Parts of UI that are not interactive during install process should be greyed out
Last modified: 2011-06-28 10:31:04 EDT
Description of problem:
I installed gscan2pdf in Add/Remove software. I searched for it, selected it, and hit the 'apply' button in the lower right corner.
While gscan2pdf was installing, the seach box in the upper right corner was still active. I remembered that I had wanted to install 'tesseract' as well, so i typed it in the search box.
Nothing happened. It looked broken.
2 or 3 minutes later, when gscan2pdf finally finished installing, the tesseract search went through
I think this is a poor experience. IF a UI control is not usable, it should not tempt me with its clickable and non-greyed out widgets. I think it would be better to grey out the search box when you cannot interact with it.
See attached screensho.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Very, just install one package and try to use search while the install is going through.
Created attachment 439266 [details]
Screenshot showing non-functional but inviting search while install process runs
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