From: Marc Branchaud <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Pratyush Yadav <email@example.com>, Allan Ford <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: Git Gui - enhancement suggestion - Can a double click on the file name in the “unstaged” area move the item to “staged changes” Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019 17:53:17 -0400 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> On 2019-09-13 10:32 a.m., Pratyush Yadav wrote: > On 13/09/19 12:24PM, Allan Ford wrote: >> Dear Git Authors, >> >> Not a bug, but a suggestion consideration for “Git Gui” >> >> Can a double click on the file name in the “unstaged” area move the >> item to “staged changes” .. (rather than having to click on the small >> icon to the left of the file name?) > > It has been something on my radar for some time. Shouldn't be something > too difficult to do. > > While I like the idea in general, I have a question that I'd like to ask > other git-gui users: > > If we implement something like this, what happens when you single-click > on the icon? Do we treat that as a stage/unstage command? If we keep the > legacy behaviour of single-click on the icon stages/unstages, then a > part of the row is single-click and the rest double-click. > > If we make an entire row of the stage/unstage widget double click, it > messes with people who are already used to it. > > Is partial single and partial double click behaviour acceptable? Or > should we make the entire row double click only? Or something else that > I missed? I've always felt this was a bit of user-experience failure on git-gui's part. Single-click should not behave differently just because you click the icon. I've seen many new git-gui users find this (mildly) confusing. I'd be happy if the click behavior was consistent across the entire row: single-click to select, double-click to stage/unstage, and there's nothing special about clicking the icon. I personally don't think it would be hard to adjust to that. I guarantee you that if double-click support is added while preserving the icon-single-click, users will get tripped up when they double-click the icon and accidentally stage two files. M.
next prev parent reply index Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-09-13 2:54 Allan Ford 2019-09-13 14:32 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-09-13 20:27 ` Bert Wesarg 2019-09-13 21:06 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-09-14 16:07 ` David 2019-09-14 19:08 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-09-15 3:41 ` David 2019-09-16 17:49 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-09-13 21:53 ` Marc Branchaud [this message] 2019-09-14 15:57 ` David 2019-09-14 21:23 ` Pratyush Yadav 2019-09-15 3:42 ` David 2019-09-14 7:24 ` Johannes Sixt
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