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6.10.2 Backoffice interface inconsistency

Started by on Sep 24, 2018 – Contents updated: Nov 26, 2018

Sep 24, 2018 16:27    

The icon classes used for switches on the plugin page are inverted and it is quite confusing for the newcomers.
I talk about those switches

6.10.2 Backoffice interface inconsistency

in /conf/_icons.php it should be like this (lines 610 to 623)

		case 'activate': return array(
			'alt'  => /* TRANS: Short for "Activate(d)" */ T_('Act.'),
			'legend' => T_('Activate'),
			'size' => array( 16, 16 ),
			'xy' => array( 64, 96 ),
			'fa' => 'toggle-off'
		case 'deactivate': return array(
			'alt'  => /* TRANS: Short for "Deactivate(d)" */ T_('Deact.'),
			'legend' => T_('Deactivate'),
			'size' => array( 16, 16 ),
			'xy' => array( 80, 96 ),
			'fa' => 'toggle-on'

and it will look like

6.10.2 Backoffice interface inconsistency

Sep 24, 2018 19:37

Yes it does seem a bit confusing :)

Dark and light, maybe red and greed ? but then there is the green button to the left ???

Sep 30, 2018 01:40

The icons now show the current state. Mind you, we had them the other way round at some point, and some other users told us it was confusing...

Oct 01, 2018 12:59

Looks good to me, but be better in green :)

Oct 01, 2018 13:06

There's the green 'traffic light' to the left which is clickable and shows the status, so why bother with a switch to the right?

Oct 01, 2018 13:08

because switch is to enable/disable, and traffic light is to show status? :)

Oct 01, 2018 14:27

What I mean is that when clicking on the the traffic light it effects the switch and enables and disables the plugin also, so why another switch? I don't get it.

Nov 26, 2018 18:00

This is not only visually backwards from what an user would expect, but it's the opposite of what's being used on the collection "Widget" screen. So b2evolution isn't even being consistent with itself.

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