[GRASS-dev] [GRASS GIS] #1075: Better default values in GUI function

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Thu May 20 09:27:04 EDT 2010

#1075: Better default values  in GUI function
 Reporter:  vesnikos     |       Owner:  grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new                      
 Priority:  minor        |   Milestone:  7.0.0                    
Component:  wxGUI        |     Version:  svn-trunk                
 Keywords:               |    Platform:  All                      
      Cpu:  All          |  
 When running a command, the GUI always have some inputs, like name of
 dataset, command called and etc..

 what Im proposing, is that the gui should recommended (or autofill) some
 optional or required fields that the user needs to fill. For example the
 proposed name of an output file/layer could be

 The same can said for some arithmetic values.

 The whole idea behind this suggestion is to give the user some peace of
 mind with the trivial task, and let him focus on his real objectives.

 A second enchantment that is being addressed is that this way important
 but usually over looked inputs will be drawn focus upon

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/1075>
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