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

Dieter Adriaenssens dieter.adriaenssens at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 21:41:42 CEST 2013

2013/9/27 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>:
> Dieter Adriaenssens a écrit :
>> 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.
> We already use the eyes for tracking. Here are lightbulbs from the same
> icons set.

The light bulb icons look nice, I agree to use them and not the eyes
because they are used for the tracking already.

Kind regards,

Dieter Adriaenssens

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