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Richard Hipp-3
Please ignore.  This post was intended for
[hidden email], not for the SQLite users mailing
list.  My appologies......

On 11/25/17, Richard Hipp <[hidden email]> wrote:

> In the latest code on https://www.fossil-scm.org/fossil/timeline and
> at https://sqlite.org/srcx/timeline has a "Declutter" button on the
> sub-menu bar to simplify the screen.  In the simplified timeline,
> there is a "Details" button to get all the details back again.
>
> I'm not done with this interface improvement push.  Here are my
> short-term plans:
>
> (1) Right now, pressing "Declutter" or "Details" is a server
> round-trip.  I think it would better to handle this using javascript.
>
> (2) Decluttered should be the default.  Currently Details is the
> default.  I spent a lot of time experimenting last night, and what I
> found myself doing every time I encountered a timeline was immediately
> pressing the "Declutter" button to get a high-level overview of the
> graph, then clicking on "Details" if I wanted to see more.  From that
> experience, I think coming up in Decluttered mode would be a much
> better approach.
>
> (3) Details/Declutter for the entire graph is good and should be kept.
> But it would be even better to be able to see the details of
> individual timeline entries.  I'm thinking that timelines come up in
> decluttered mode (showing only the check-in comment for each entry)
> but with ellipses or some other small icon at the end of each comment
> that you can click on to expand the details.
>
> You can help!  Send me your ideas of what you think timelines should
> look like.  Even better:  send me mock-ups.  Static HTML pages that
> you have hand-edited will be fine - just be sure to include the CSS,
> or better, put all the CSS in-line on your hand-edited mockup.
>
> You can also keep experimenting with the code I have on-line and send
> me your complaints and suggestions for improvement.
>
> Web developers - help me with this:  For item (3) above, how can I
> make the ellipsis or icon to "show more detail" configurable using
> CSS?  What's the best way to handle that so that people can customize
> the look for various skins?
>
> --
> D. Richard Hipp
> [hidden email]
>


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