Bug 140540 - Display description of actions in the UI
Display description of actions in the UI
Status: NEW
Product: ide
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Code
6.x
All Windows XP
: P3 with 1 vote (vote)
: TBD
Assigned To: issues@ide
issues@ide
issue_reviewed
: PLAN
Depends on: 140543
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-07-17 14:53 UTC by Ondrej Langr
Modified: 2013-02-09 15:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Ondrej Langr 2008-07-17 14:53:26 UTC
Currently, there are hundreds of actions in the big IDE (some of which are only executable in context of one project
type) and it is often very difficult to judge what they do from their name, even for experienced users. 

Whenever possible, it would be nice to display description of the action in the status line whenever it is mouse-overed
in the UI (in the main menu, main toolbar, etc..). For disabled actions, providing an information why they are disabled
would be of even more help.


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