Ace3

294 - AceConfigDialog-3.0: Display default values in options' tool-tip

It would be nice for the default value of options to be displayed at the bottom of their tool-tips.

This additional line of text in tooltips would be displayed only if both situations below are met:
- There is a non-empty 'desc' field (we don't want to create a tool-tip just for that)
- The current value of the option is different from its default value. (useful display only)

Additionally something could be done in main panels to indicate that an option has been changed by the user. a little * next to its name maybe...

I think this would improve people's navigation inside option panels, especially when looking for something they know they have changed but can't remember exactly where or what...

User When Change
Nevcairiel Oct 12, 2014 at 08:34 UTC Changed status from New to Declined
Archarodim Jun 25, 2012 at 00:20 UTC Create

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  • Avatar of Nevcairiel Nevcairiel Oct 12, 2014 at 08:34 UTC - 0 likes

    Since AceConfig doesn't even have a concept of "default" value yet (all it knows is what "get" returns), I would say put it into your description if it matters.

  • Avatar of mikk mikk Jun 25, 2012 at 12:31 UTC - 0 likes

    I'm a bit ambivalent about this idea. The default values could simply be typed into the descriptions by the author.

    But on the other hand I see how it could be useful too.

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Last updated
Oct 12, 2014
Reported
Jun 25, 2012
Status
Declined - We decided not to take action on this ticket.
Type
Enhancement - A change which is intended to better the project in some way
Priority
Medium - Normal priority.
Votes
0
Component
AceConfig-3.0

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