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Bug 98898 - I18N - portlet edit deployment descriptor add locale button/drop down not clear how to use
Summary: I18N - portlet edit deployment descriptor add locale button/drop down not cle...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: obsolete
Classification: Unclassified
Component: visualweb (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: Sun Solaris
: P2 blocker (vote)
Assignee: David Botterill
Keywords: I18N
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-03-26 01:50 UTC by bugbridge
Modified: 2007-03-27 18:57 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description bugbridge 2007-03-26 01:50:27 UTC
Original status: 1-Dispatched; Suggested Status: NEW

Original Target Release: mako_dev; Suggested Target Milestone : Dev

Original submitter: kfrank

6292531 on add locale button on portlet dep desriptor window closed as not
a bug and explained how to use it and other steps needed to be done to add
a locale.

But the design of this seems counter to other UI seen in the product

1. usually, pressing a button, esp with the 3 dots ...
means another window will appear to help one do what the button says

2. usually a dropdown item is not to be filled in, as this one
is, but contains a list of choices.

Can this be run by HIE for their comments for next release ?

And for thresher, can some explanatory text be put on the window
that tells that besides typing in the locale, and then pressing
add locale, that some other things need to be done ?
(or is this documented in javahelp or can it be - it does not seem
like an intuitive thing as for being in a UI).

As a separate question, and I can file other issue on this if applicable,
if running in other locale, should the dropdown be populated with
en anyway, as it is now ?

I aggree, that's not perfect. But I don't want to change the UI now.  We should
probably think about that again for Mako.

Hi Marco, 
Becky has been working on the portlet help topics. I've asked her is she  
can add a note to her help topic to cover this bug. 
Marco Walther wrote: 
>I don't know who wrote the original help for that dialog. But is it 
>possible to add something to that?  See also 6292531. 
>I don't think we should do a major rework now. But maybe you can come 
>up with some ideas for the next version? 
>-- Marco 

David, I hand this back to you for Mako;-)