[openstack-dev] [Horizon] Use icon set instead of instance Action
lsurette at redhat.com
Fri Nov 15 14:47:01 UTC 2013
On Nov 15, 2013, at 6:41 AM, Garry Chen <garrychen at icloud.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> Would you consider to change the drop-down action list of a instances to some common button icon set?
> Some actions like “run, pause, restart, shutdown, terminate ”, even like "create Snapshot", can use button instead? which like the pic below:
> <Screen Shot 2013-11-15 at 4.09.08 PM.png>
> Think icon set may has better user experience.
I do like the idea of users being able to get to some of the more common actions a bit quicker. A few issues with this approach would be:
1) This could take up more room in the table. When we have tables that have a lot of columns, this design could get crowded.
2) I've found it's hard to represent certain actions with an icon. I like the idea of having the common ones as icons and having a drop down for the others, although it might feel a bit inconsistent.
As Jirka mentioned, it might be best to post the question up on the UX Askbot site and get other UX designer thoughts!
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