Opened 5 years ago

Closed 9 months ago

#4446 closed enhancement (fixed)

Replace Tracker add-on filename shortcuts with attributes

Reported by: leavengood Owned by: stpere
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Applications/Tracker Version: R1/pre-alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: yes Platform: All

Description

Currently the shortcuts used for Tracker add-ons are "configured" by appending them to the end of the filename (LikeThis-T). This is not ideal.

A better solution might be to use attributes, as well as a simple Tracker Preferences pane to edit these attribute-based shortcuts.

This was originally discussed on the haiku-commits mailing list starting here:

http://lists.berlios.de/pipermail/haiku-commits/2009-September/020423.html

Attachments (2)

patch (12.1 KB) - added by stpere 10 months ago.
patch2 (33.9 KB) - added by stpere 10 months ago.

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Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by humdinger

I think it's a good idea to put the shortcut into an editable attribute. I'm not sure it's necessary to put the editing into Tracker Preferences, though. Just make sure the shortcut attribute is displayed in the */add-ons/tracker/ folders.
Maybe an "Edit Shortcuts..." item in the Tracker Add-Ons submenu that opens the target folders of all displayed add-ons? Similar to the "Edit Templates..." of the "New..." feature.

comment:2 Changed 10 months ago by stpere

  • Owner changed from axeld to stpere
  • Status changed from new to in-progress

comment:3 Changed 10 months ago by axeld

Please also note this mail: http://lists.berlios.de/pipermail/haiku-commits/2009-September/020819.html

IOW this will not allow for customization. And not only in a multi user environment, but also in the package manager environment we'll soon have.

Changed 10 months ago by stpere

comment:4 Changed 10 months ago by stpere

  • Has a Patch set

Changed 10 months ago by stpere

comment:5 Changed 9 months ago by stpere

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from in-progress to closed

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