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From John Huss <johnth...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cayenne Modeler
Date Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:50:46 GMT
+1
On Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 4:26 AM Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org>
wrote:

> > Changing the iconography and removing the color both at the same time
> made
> > the modeler so much harder to use.
>
>
> I don't have such a strong feeling about this, but I still agree with
> Tony. I had the same exact experience after the upgrade. And even after
> months on the new Modeler, I always have to pause when locating the "Edit"
> button to not hit "Remove" by mistake (and vice versa).
>
> > Color is a significant indicator and I really think you should rethink
> the
> > idea of toning it down so completely.
>
> +1. Just like we went back and added color to the model nodes, I suggest
> we try and re-add color to the icons.
>
> Andrus
>
>
> > On Aug 19, 2017, at 12:06 PM, Tony Giaccone <tgiaccone@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Started using Cayenne 4.0 Modeler, and let me just give a few thoughts.
> >
> > Positives:
> >
> > The UI  functionally is an improvement. A number of the things that used
> to
> > annoy me are now fixed. Retention of Datasource, for example. The Modeler
> > feels snappier, more responsive.
> >
> > Negatives:
> >
> > Changing the iconography and removing the color both at the same time
> made
> > the modeler so much harder to use. Muted colors, mean you lose the
> feedback
> > that could provide you with reassurance your making the right choice.
> Wow,
> > I can't say this enough. Toning down the color of elements in the UI
> makes
> > it so much harder to use. This overwhelmed all the other positives and
> made
> > the Modeler using the Modeler unpleasant.  I found myself spending a lot
> > more time waiting for the labels that hover if you linger on an item, to
> be
> > certain I was doing the right thing. Over time I guess this will get
> > better, but as an overall change, I can't say how much I dislike this.
> >
> > Color is a significant indicator and I really think you should rethink
> the
> > idea of toning it down so completely.
> >
> >
> > Tony Giaccone
>
>

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