1. OFBiz
  2. OFBIZ-3951

portlets are not transparent in the components Help system


    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: Release Branch 10.04, Trunk
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: ALL COMPONENTS
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      when a portlet has replaced the current component widget the under lying Help that may exist is nullified.
      Also when Help is shown for a portlet is uses Portlet names for the help that has no relationship to the actual UI as the user sees it.
      This counter intuitive and cause confusion to a User.

      from the Dev mailing list
      Hans Bakker sent the following on 9/22/2010 2:46 AM:
      > Have a look in the party profile, which is almost also a portal page.

      I looked and it was confusing and not intuitive on the help
      First question from a users point of view
      What is a Portal, as I search the page for something that says portal.
      So I am interested in help on the User Names
      I look at the list and see nothing that refers to User names.
      Again I look around the page to see anything label as User Login Portal.

      Now because I am familar with ofbiz I guessed the user Login Portal is the one for User Names.

      I have not run one of my apps that call party pages against this version.
      I expect i will have to modify. That does not make me happy camper with 50 apps to do that with.



          • Assignee:
            BJ Freeman
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