[Phpmyadmin-devel] Icons suggestion for Hide/Unhide tables

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Fri Sep 27 14:47:01 CEST 2013

Isaac Bennetch a écrit :
> On Sep 27, 2013, at 7:31 AM, Dieter Adriaenssens
> <dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2013/9/27 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>:
>>> Hi, In 4.1, there is a feature to hide and unhide tables from the
>>> navi panel. I already mentionned that I find the black X scary
>>> (looks like I'm about to delete the table), even if there is a
>>> "hide" hint.
>>> How about using this "disconnect" icon to replace the black X,
>>> and this "connect" icon for the reverse operation?
>> Connecting and disconnecting might have a strange conotation as
>> well : in practice, the database is not 'disconnected' it is just
>> hidden.
>> How about an icon with a lit and dark lightbulb? Or with an open
>> and a closed eye? I believe these are used in graphical software
>> (like The Gimp) to make layers/objects visisble.
> Yes, I think a change would be good. I had drafted an eye icon myself
> some time ago but didn't think the look matched the rest of the icon
> set and temporarily set my project aside. Perhaps we can approach the
> icon set designer to see if he would be interested in adding
> something like the open/closed eye? They eye seems the most logical
> choice to me.

Hi Isaac,
I would agree with you about the eye, but as I said we already use the 
eye icon from this icon set: in color for tracking active, in b&w for 

Marc Delisle

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