[Phpmyadmin-devel] [Ajaxify the phpMyAdmin Interface] Help for testing changes

Isaac Bennetch bennetch at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 05:26:43 CEST 2010


On 6/28/2010 8:53 AM, Ninad Pundalik wrote:
> Hi Isaac,
> <snip>
>> It's a small thing, but when I go to the Privileges tab and click the
>> "Add a new user" link, the page immediately says "Loading" -- which is
>> good -- but it's made to be the top thing on the page where I'll never
>> see it unless looking for it. I'd much rather see that type of feedback
>> closer to the Add a new user button or as a graphic superimposed over
>> the entire page. Either way, I feel the "Loading" at the top of the page
>> (above even the server name) is too obscure for users to notice.
> </snip>
> My idea for this is to use a division like GMail does, by setting a
> fixed position to the division which shows the messages.  I am yet to
> edit the CSS files to that effect, as I haven't read any documentation
> on the theming in phpMyAdmin.  I'll put it on a high priority and
> complete it.  As for the graphic, I'll add it too for notifications
> about Ajax requests being processed.  It would not make sense to show
> the graphic if an error/success message is being shown.  Should a gif
> from Ajaxload [0] be alright?

Yes, I see what you've done with the improved yellow Loading tag at the 
top of the window which is better. I do like some of the icons on 
Ajaxload, too, but whether the feedback should be the text label at the 
top or the graphic overlaid (or both) isn't for me to decide or dictate.

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> [0] - http://ajaxload.info
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