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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] UI user prompt redesign
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:09:36 GMT
I think for minimal impact or change to the UI, can i suggest just
prompting that the server needs a restart once? Have some variable track if
the user has ack'ed the restart message, and subsequent changes to params,
wont trigger the same pop-up.


On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Pranav Saxena <pranav.saxena@citrix.com>wrote:

> So one way to think of this scenario is to have checkboxes corresponding
> to each of the global variables . Checking/ Unchecking  them to select
> multiple items(global variables) together and then have a global Save
> button where we pass the Id's for all the global variables selected to the
> object responsible for saving the configuration and finally popping up a
> box which displays that we need a management server restart.
>
> The drawback of such a approach would be if the user has to change only a
> single global variable which.
>
> Regards,
> Pranav
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2013 9:36 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] UI user prompt redesign
>
> On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 02:22:42AM +0000, Parth Jagirdar wrote:
> > This screen is more appropriate with case below.
> >
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12572013/global%20var
> > .jpg
>
> From a user standpoint, I like your proposal Parth.  Any thoughts on the
> implementation?
>
> >
> > Thanks,
> > .. Parth
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Parth Jagirdar [mailto:Parth.Jagirdar@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Monday, March 04, 2013 4:55 PM
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: [DISCUSS] UI user prompt redesign
> >
> > Currently in UI if an,
> > Action X has an associated message Y. For example say X is changing a
> global variable and Y can be message that prompts user to restart the
> Management Server.
> >
> > If user changes 3 global variables he will be presented with 3 message
> boxes; all displaying same message !
> >
> > See the reason for proposal here...
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12572005/msg%20box.jpg
> >
> >
> > Proposal ::
> >
> > Approach (The most commonly found in UI based tools - But - Different
> than what we have in place now) is to have only one "Save" button for group
> of actions that produce same message.
> >
> > Now 2 common Scenarios::
> >
> > Upon clicking "Save" button :: User changes gets realized and relevant
> message box is presented.
> > Due to fact that each web page has similar actions and thus have
> > similar messages this makes life very easy. (Multiple global variables
> > changed and only one box presented requesting to restart MS)
> >
> > Upon navigating away from page without clicking Save :: Present a
> warning and if accepted, discard changes and continue with requested
> navigation; else ignore navigation request and present user the same page
> and wait for user to click "Save" button or to perform another action.
> > (Repeat till either Save is clicked or user accepts warning)
> >
> >
> > Current implementation:: We can see that small green "correct/right"
> ticker (Screen: ticker) next to global variable input box as the Save
> button. Clicking which our changes gets realized message pops up.
> >
> > But the problem with our current approach is of association.
> >
> > We have associated each message with each action. If we associate set of
> actions that produce the same message; say the whole table that contains
> Global Variables and associate only one Save (And in turn which results
> into associating only one message) with it then we can achieve what I am
> trying to propose here.
> >
> >
> > I believe this is most common approach in UI based tools.
> >
> > Suggestions / Inputs?
> >
> >
> > Track it here :: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-1506
> >
> >
> >
> > Thank You,
> >
> > Parth Jagirdar
> > Software Test Engineer
> > Datacenter & Cloud Division
> > Citrix Systems - Powering Mobile Workstyles and Cloud
> > Services.<http://www.citrix.com/lang/English/home.asp>
> >
> >
>

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