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Bug 94724 - If open project w/required datasources, warn user if it's not available
Summary: If open project w/required datasources, warn user if it's not available
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: obsolete
Classification: Unclassified
Component: visualweb (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: All Windows ME/2000
: P2 blocker (vote)
Assignee: John Baker
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-02-06 19:38 UTC by bugbridge
Modified: 2008-02-27 07:46 UTC (History)
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Description bugbridge 2007-02-06 19:38:07 UTC
Original status: 6-Fix Understood; Suggested Status: NEW

Original Target Release: mako_dev; Suggested Target Milestone : Dev

Gotten feedback from customers that this is confusing... so logging RFE for the

Primarily usability issue - not sure if the "warning" should could be done when
opening a project or just when the designer opens a web page which is bound to
data components.  But it looks really scary when you open a page and it's not
"how you left it" - things are red, dummy data is gone, etc.....  so if we can
turn things red, can't we give them a dialog "cannot access the xxx datasource"?

Similarly, if library references can't be found we should warn them.
xxx@xxxx 2004-06-04
xxx@xxxx 2004-06-04

Val had duplicate bugs, I closed the later one but then noticed it had an
evaluation, thus I am adding it back here:

Mark and I spoke about this awhile ago and it just came up when talking to
another new user... so I entered it in so we can remember :)  We will look at it
for 1.1.
xxx@xxxx 2004-06-04

the cause is that we don't check (duh!)
xxx@xxxx 10/21/04 01:20 GMT