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Paolo F Cantoni

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Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« on: April 29, 2016, 06:57:06 pm »
The Manage Locks...  dialog needs:
1) more information about the location of the element (for example, a path to the object so you can see you are manipulating the right object.
2) ability to jump via first letter in the lists - to allow quicker navigation
3) ability to search the various columns

In an Enterprise level repository with, literally, tens of thousand of locks "in play", the dialog leaves much to be desired.

Thoughts?

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« Last Edit: April 30, 2016, 02:33:01 am by Paolo F Cantoni »
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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2016, 07:02:02 pm »
Oh yes please, pretty please... :-*

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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2016, 07:40:43 pm »
I haven't used it with those numbers, but definitely get's my vote.

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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2016, 06:55:23 pm »
Even in a smaller repository with just a few dozen users and a few hundred locks this dialog is totally inadequate.

I think it should be a tree view, which should include only those parts of the package hierarchies where something is locked.
The lock presentation with red/blue exclamation marks should be the same as in the project browser.
The user/group which has the lock should be used for filtering, not sorting.

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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2016, 11:39:14 am »
As they say in the land of the free, vote early and vote often
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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2019, 07:39:06 am »
Not in 14.1,
but as I struggle with this again, further suggestions (is it a crime to suggest usability enhancements?)
  • ability to filter - for each column
  • tick box for selection
It's not very orthogonal either,
you apply locks in project browser, why can't you unapply them (with the correct permissions).
« Last Edit: April 24, 2019, 08:23:30 am by skiwi »
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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2021, 11:20:56 am »
Lol, as I sit here waiting for the Manage Locks dialogue to populate I am reminded to check to see when we last raised this as a functional and usability issue.
Lets just say no improvement by 15.2
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Re: Manage Locks... dialog usability defect
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2021, 05:04:56 pm »
You should change your pseudonym to NotInVersionX :-D

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