Directory Studio
  1. Directory Studio
  2. DIRSTUDIO-234

Greyed out menu items should have a tool tip explaining *why* they're greyed out

    Details

    • Type: Improvement Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.0.1
    • Fix Version/s: 1.4.0
    • Component/s: studio-ldapbrowser
    • Labels:
      None
    • Environment:
      OSX 10.4

      Description

      All GUIs should have a tool tip explaining why something is greyed out and what needs to be done to make it active (and it needs to be useful information, not just "it doesn't apply" or "you're not allowed to do that now" — it's obvious the application thinks that because it's greyed out). In this case, I did a search against our ldap server, found an attribute that needed removing and did so. Then I did another search. This time the font changed to italic, and when I go to delete an attribute, Delete is greyed out. There is no clue anywhere as to what's going on. I searched in help for the ldap browser, and found very little.

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          Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot made changes -
          Status Resolved [ 5 ] Closed [ 6 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
          Status In Progress [ 3 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Status Open [ 1 ] In Progress [ 3 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Fix Version/s 1.3.0 [ 12313309 ]
          Fix Version/s 1.4.0 [ 12313402 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Link This issue relates to DIRSTUDIO-207 [ DIRSTUDIO-207 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Link This issue relates to DIRSTUDIO-373 [ DIRSTUDIO-373 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Link This issue relates to DIRSTUDIO-241 [ DIRSTUDIO-241 ]
          Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot made changes -
          Fix Version/s 1.2.0 [ 12312851 ]
          Fix Version/s 1.3.0 [ 12313309 ]
          Stefan Seelmann made changes -
          Field Original Value New Value
          Assignee Stefan Seelmann [ seelmann ]
          Fix Version/s 1.2.0 [ 12312851 ]
          Alan Batie created issue -

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            • Assignee:
              Stefan Seelmann
              Reporter:
              Alan Batie
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