UI to see possible smileys (dialog, popup, what have you.)

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enhancement
13 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: cameron, Assigned: rginda)

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(Blocks: 1 bug)

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Description

13 years ago
Those of us that can't remember a million smiley codes for our various IM applications and various online forum software would much appreciate some UI to select smileys - looking at http://www.hacksrus.com/~ginda/chatzilla/faq/#emoticons every time you want something other than :) :( ;) :P :S or :D isn't my ideal solution, and in any case, the descriptions don't exactly match my interpretations of the images - a picture says a thousand words :)

Possible suggestions:
After typing  ":" and a delay of a fraction of a second, popup a box with smileys which can be accessed via keyboard or mouse. 

Could also use "(" for the above suggestion - that's how Msn Plus does it, although most msn emoticons begin with ( while most chatzilla smileys begin with :

Could also have a little box with a dropdown menu somewhere.. but I'm not sure where would be a convenient place.

Updated

9 years ago
QA Contact: samuel → chatzilla

Comment 1

9 years ago
Or even an irc command: /smilies

Updated

5 years ago
Duplicate of this bug: 897329

Comment 3

5 years ago
Created attachment 780277 [details]
Possible toolbar UI for emoticons and formatting buttons

This mockup was originally made for Bug 897329.  See the description there.

Comment 4

5 years ago
Created attachment 780280 [details]
Expanded emoticon toolbar

This mockup was originally made for Bug 897329. See the description there.
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