FR: More Box Labels

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Yetzederixx
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FR: More Box Labels

Post by Yetzederixx » Sat May 12, 2018 7:11 pm

I try to help people that are adapting to mudlet, but not code savvy, a fair amount and the lack of labels for the code editor and pattern box make this difficult. They are already overwhelmed having to move away from c/zmud abomination of a syntax and this would make life easier if every subsection had a label.

These things are taken for granted a lot by us vets, but they definitely aren't for those new to mudlet.

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Vadi
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Re: FR: More Box Labels

Post by Vadi » Sun May 13, 2018 12:17 am

What if we added placeholders to them?

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Re: FR: More Box Labels

Post by SlySven » Mon May 14, 2018 4:07 pm

Do you mean tool-tips for the type of item combo-boxes - or type dependent placeholder texts for the line edits set from the current value of those comboBoxes?

Incidently there is Pull Request #1633 that I need to polish up a bit more that will help I think for the colour triggers case {it adds text in a contrasting colour describing what the trigger will match on (an ANSI colour - now expanded to make the full 0-255 colours range - number/default {fore|back}ground/ignored {fore|back}ground colour)} - it is temporarily on hold but I expect to roll it out shortly when another PR gets updated and which touches on the same area of code.

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