[Phpmyadmin-devel] First usability report

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Thu Feb 8 18:44:47 CET 2007

Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
> Marc Delisle schrieb:
>> Sebastian Mendel a écrit :
>>> Isaac Bennetch schrieb:
>>>> On 2/7/07, Marc Delisle <Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca> wrote:
>>>>> Isaac you are more than welcome on this list :)
>>>> Thank you
>>>>> I guess that 2.10.0-rc1 should implement this change, but I wonder about
>>>>> the Home icon. Should we remove it right now?
>>>> Personally, I would strongly suggest leaving the home button. Removing
>>>> it will only confuse users who don't realize the logo is a link at all
>>>> -- plus the home button is very clear from a usability standpoint; we
>>>> wouldn't want to loose usability.
>>>> Would it do to change libraries/config.default.php to:
>>>> $cfg['LeftLogoLink'] = '.'
>>>> ?
>>>> Also we probably want to remove the target="_blank" from
>>>> libraries/navigation_header.inc.php line 28.
>>> this would open index.hphp (the frameset) inside the navigation frame again 
>>> ... ;-)
>>> we need href="index.php" and target="_top" or
>>> href="main.php" and target="frame_main"
>>> or
>>> href="navigation.php" and target="frame_navi"
>>> but i would suggest first target="_top" and using
>>> $cfg['LeftLogoLink']          = 'index.php';   // where should logo link 
>>> point to
>> Hmmm, for the Home icon, why don't we currently use 
>> $cfg['DefaultTabServer'] instead of forcing "main.php" inside 
>> libraries/navigation_header.inc.php ?
> currently we have an external url and using target to open in new window
> if we change it to a local subpage this page would open in a new window - so 
> we have to change target too - if a customer has changed 
> $cfg['LeftLogoLink'] to another URL this url will now load in the main frame 
> ... not intended, or?

Other software may not have this problem because their top-left logo 
links to a fixed place, ours is customizable.

I suggest detecting if $cfg['LeftLogoLink'] starts with "http", in this 
case we target a new window, else we target our main window.


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