Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at ubuntu.com
Tue Nov 6 04:30:46 GMT 2007

Am Sonntag, den 04.11.2007, 04:13 +0000 schrieb Tristan Wibberley:
> On Sat, 2007-11-03 at 23:46 -0400, Sebastian Heinlein wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, den 04.11.2007, 02:47 +0000 schrieb Tristan Wibberley:
> > I am not sure about the future of the test button. Currently we launch a
> > second x server with the new config file. But many drivers and cards do
> > not support this correctly and things tend to break. If we can apply
> > changes instantly a confirmation dialog with "keep" and "revert" button
> > would appear after hitting one of the apply buttons. So the button order
> > for the main window would be the following one:
> > 
> > [Apply Permanently] [Cancel] [Apply Temporarily]
> > 
> > But we would still need at least tooltips:
> I'm worried about the "Permanently". Most users would be very afraid of
> pressing that button, and thus afraid even of opening that dialogue -
> just in case. The problem with them thinking it is permanent is that
> they'll realise that they might want something else someday :)
> > "Restore the chosen configuration after starting the computer" and
> > "Revert configuration after shutting down the computer"?
> I think it's a bit too wordy - a lot of users would worry or press
> cancel to avoid the issue. Is it really about starting/shutting down -
> not logging in/out?
> If about starting/shutting down - why?
> If about logging in/out then how about "Use until I log out" and "Use
> now and at log in"?

I took a look at the workflow. It seems the best to put the "as default"
button on the confirmation dialog.

[Save as Default] [Cancel] [Keep]

Perhaps most users don't want to store something as default before
testing it.

But the label could still get some improvements.
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