Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#133 assigned defect/bug

popup menu is too messy

Reported by: kiddo Owned by: kazer
Priority: major Milestone: version 0.6.0
Component: gui/gtk Version:
Severity: Keywords: usability
Cc:

Description

the popup menu is confusing, not fast and easy to use for regular (not developers) users.

I have made a video review of it here, please take a look: http://jeff.ecchi.ca/public/navit-usability-popup-menu.ogg

Basically, to sum things up:

  • don't make sub-levels
  • don't show anything that is not an action. That means the only items that stay in the menu are "Set as destination", "Set as position", "Add bookmark"
  • use icons besides the menu items to make them easier to visually locate. For example, reuse the existing destination icon.

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by KaZeR

  • Milestone set to version 0.1.0

Maybe the 'internal' gui is more suited for your use. What do you think of it?

comment:2 follow-up: Changed 10 years ago by kiddo

no, the desktop version should be simple to use by default, methinks.

comment:3 in reply to: ↑ 2 Changed 10 years ago by Mifritscher

hmm, perhaps adding a menu for the left mouse button is usefull, which has the items "Set as destination", "Set as position", "Add bookmark" etc.

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by kazer

  • Owner changed from somebody to kazer
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by akashihi

  • Milestone changed from version 0.2.0 to To be discussed - Give your opinion!

Using menus for two buttons will prevent using this gui on touch devices, like nokia tablets. We could split menu in that way:

  • "Set as destination"
  • "Set as position"
  • "Add bookmark"
  • "Advanced>"

all those item stuff

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by usul

  • Milestone changed from To be discussed - Give your opinion! to version 0.6.0
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