Suggestions to the Saved search editor

Bug #1733163 reported by Jonatan Nyberg on 2017-11-19
This bug affects 1 person
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Charles Haley

Bug Description

1. Remove the field Enter a new Saved search name and only use the Search field in the main calibre window to add Searches or use the big text field in the editor.

2. Use Rename and Delete/Remove buttons at the bottom of the window instead of the small buttons, makes it much easier for unexperienced users.

Changing the component for this bug.

 assignee cbhaley
 status triaged

Changed in calibre:
assignee: nobody → Charles Haley (cbhaley)
status: New → Triaged
Charles Haley (cbhaley) wrote :

The first change would make manipulating saved searches harder for no good reason.

The second change is a "change for change's sake", invalidating the "muscle memory" of millions of calibre users.

Changed in calibre:
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
Jonatan Nyberg (jony0008) wrote :

Please add text to the fields for unexperienced users, e.g. New Saved search and Search expression for the other field.

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every alternate Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: Won't Fix → Fix Released
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