[Calendar]Should add event by tapping on screen in Day view

Bug #1378380 reported by Michał Sawicz on 2014-10-07
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu Calendar App
Medium
Kunal Parmar
Ubuntu UX
Medium
James Mulholland

Bug Description

Related to bug #1294684, but long-press is difficult to discover.

Steps:
* go to any Day view
* tap anywhere on screen

Expected:
* an event is added around the time that was tapped

Current:
* nothing happens

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UX Comment:

As mentioned, Long-press is used as there is a very high chance of frequently creating new events in the calendar with a tap.

Additionally, the planned bottom-edge overlay for creating new events will provide a more visible alternative point of entry.

See here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UZEKYB1JS0CO0gEiPu701rhZSHimJYq6EgeLNhxG_1I/edit#

And here:https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14NIPecPFKb_8Ad3O4suEGJqVOw9bC4n0s63uWalbZ98/edit#slide=id.g4160a5a3b_067

Related branches

Changed in ubuntu-calendar-app:
status: New → Confirmed
milestone: none → rtm14
importance: Undecided → Medium
Kunal Parmar (pkunal-parmar) wrote :

We have something similar already. If you long press on day view or week view, it will show new event page from where event can be created.

Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :

See description, long press is difficult to discover (maybe we need a hint?), but in day view tapping should do the same thing, as there's nothing else for it to do.

Kunal Parmar (pkunal-parmar) wrote :

I have concern that some time while scrolling in DayView, Touch while scrolling might be registered as tap and create unnecessary event.

Now we also added feature to add and reschedule events by Long press and Drag-Drop, Now we need to consider this use case as well.

Changed in ubuntu-calendar-app:
milestone: rtm14 → 2015-03-26
assignee: nobody → Kunal Parmar (pkunal-parmar)
Changed in ubuntu-calendar-app:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
themeles (themeles) wrote :

I also think that there should be an easier and quicker way. What about a double tab?

Fix committed into lp:ubuntu-calendar-app at revision 646, scheduled for release in ubuntu-calendar-app, milestone rtm14

Changed in ubuntu-calendar-app:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in ubuntu-calendar-app:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in ubuntu-ux:
assignee: nobody → James Mulholland (jamesjosephmulholland)
status: New → Fix Released
importance: Undecided → Medium
description: updated
summary: - Should add event by tapping on screen in Day view
+ [Calendar]Should add event by tapping on screen in Day view
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