Last Comment Bug 160756 - Leave Open/Close When Done icon in d/l window should remain enabled
: Leave Open/Close When Done icon in d/l window should remain enabled
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Product: Camino Graveyard
Classification: Graveyard
Component: Downloading (show other bugs)
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: PowerPC Mac OS X
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Assigned To: Simon Fraser
: Chris Petersen
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Reported: 2002-08-02 13:23 PDT by sairuh (rarely reading bugmail)
Modified: 2003-01-08 11:56 PST (History)
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Description User image sairuh (rarely reading bugmail) 2002-08-02 13:23:34 PDT
the Leave Open/Close When Done icon in the d/l window should remain enabled.
when i click Leave Open, it turns to Close When Done --and also becomes
greyed-out. because of this, you cannot tab to that disabled icon.
Comment 1 User image sairuh (rarely reading bugmail) 2002-08-02 13:25:21 PDT
note: even tho' it's disabled, you can still mouseclick the Close When Done icon.
Comment 2 User image Winnie Lam 2002-08-02 18:42:53 PDT
spinoff from bug 160333 - Make buttons in download dialog usable from keyboard
Comment 3 User image Wincent Colaiuta 2002-08-21 14:16:04 PDT
While we're on this topic, I think the labelling of the "Leave Open/Close When
Done" icon is ambiguous and possibly even counter-intuitive. For example: is the
user to understand that when it says "Leave Open" it is saying that it WILL
leave the window open (in which case the button is actually serving as a status
indicator), or is it saying that one needs to PRESS the button in order for it
to leave the window open (in effect the button is then serving as a controller...)

Most other toolbar buttons have a clear action->effect relationship, so if it
says "Print" then you know that pressing it will print something. In the case of
the present button, though, pressing it actually has the opposite effect
(Clicking on "Leave Open" will result in the window NOT being left open). Sure,
Chimera users will quickly learn what this button means, but I don't believe
they SHOULD have to learn: it should be immediately evident. (They shouldn't
have to think! :-)

As such, I think the wording of the button should be changed to something
unambiguous (in which case it becomes hard to think of something that is both
concise and unambiguous) OR we should ditch the button entirely (because this
kind of functionality should really be a checkbox in the body of the dialog, not
in the toolbar). At this stage I favour the later solution.
Comment 4 User image Lauri Kieksi 2002-09-30 12:03:02 PDT
Either move this into the window's content region in the form of a checkbox
control, or make the toolbar item a checkbox (since toolbars can have standard
Comment 5 User image Greg K. 2002-10-03 16:08:27 PDT
See also bug 172259.
Comment 6 User image Simon Fraser 2002-12-31 16:46:26 PST
Invalid with new download manager.
Comment 7 User image sairuh (rarely reading bugmail) 2003-01-08 11:56:46 PST
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