[Qgis-developer] Any UI/UX plans for QGIS3?

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Fri Nov 25 03:27:37 PST 2016

Hi Alexandre,
thanks for raising this, much appreciated.

Il 25/11/2016 12:22, Alexandre Neto ha scritto:

> So I wondered if this is not the perfect time to think about some UI/UX
> changes as well, as it will lead to more work in translation and
> Documentation. Could we do a list of UI/UX stuff that we could improve? 


> *Consistency*
>  - "search", "select" and "browse" for browsing files;
> - "Add saved file to map", "Load into canvas when finished", "Open
> output file after running algorithm";
> - there is more of these for sure;

agreed. the point is finding all of them

> *Help and Documentation*
> - Most of our help buttons lead to nowhere, we already talked about
> pointing them to the User's Manual online (although we would need a
> solution for working with it offline and in different languages)

agreed - there has been lots of discussion about this, time is ripe to
implement a solution

> *Defaults*
> - Should default selection color not be opaque?


> - Showing only selected features vertexes by default?


> - Map template, we could provide a very simple template as default (I
> think there was already some discussion about this); Most people I see
> gets very confused when they see a completely empty page.


Thanks again.
Paolo Cavallini - www.faunalia.eu
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