Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 893094
Custom partitioning help is not intuitive to use
Last modified: 2014-02-05 09:34:56 EST
Description of problem:
There is a new dialog with help instructions for custom partitioning screen (requested in bug 889570). There are some issues though:
* Icon for this help dialog is not intuitive - without reading description in tooltip ("Click for help"), I had no idea what would happen after clicking on it.
* The button is placed in the tool bar with buttons for mountpoint manipulation (creating, removing, modifying) - for better user experience, it would be better to place it on some more noticeable position.
* Help text itself is not graphically structured - table of content is missing, headings should be highlighted for easier orientation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start graphical installation and proceed to custom partitioning screen
Easy to find and use help.
Created attachment 674888 [details]
Created attachment 674889 [details]
screenshot with help window
The icon is the standard gnome help icon. File a bug against gnome if you don't think it is intuitive enough.
The button is in the only toolbar on the screen. That is the obvious place for it.
As for making the text fancier, your personal ideal for help text does not make this a valid bug.
I'm reopening the bug after discussion on IRC #anaconda channel. If the help is going to be removed in future anaconda, let's start some discussion. If it's going to stay, then some parts of the report are still valid and it should not be closed as NOTABUG then.
I understand that there are more important things to fix, and that's why this bug doesn't have priority/severity set. If you're not going to make it for this release, you can always, instead of closing, move it to next release. This way it won't disappear.
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