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Re: Fancy tag selection (usability)

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 11:37:28 +0200
To: Juan Lanus <jlanus@netscape.net>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030812113728.7afb9951.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Sun, 03 Aug 2003 19:41:59 -0300
Juan Lanus <jlanus@netscape.net> wrote:

> Hi Amaya Team
> This is a usability related suggestion for some remote future realease :-)
> Amaya, compared to other HTML editor, excels in "tag resolution". What's 
> the meaning of this?
> Well, for example open a page in Netscape Composer and try to tell what 
> tag is the cursor into when there are tables into tables. Even with tags 
> on it's difficult or it does not work as advertised.
> With IBM's excellent HPB you see the tag name all the time but not the 
> hierarchy.
> And so on.
> In Amaya there are two ways to pinpoint a tag which into a tag whirc etc ...
> One is the structure view, a very good idea.
> The other is the tag hierarchy in the status line at the bottom og the 
> browser window, another excellent idea.
> My suggestion is about this status bar.
> I'd like to ba able to click in any of the tags listed there to select 
> it's content, or right-click the tag to open it's Attributes menu.
> This will be of great help in my case: I work with many pages at the 
> same time so I can't open a structure view for each one (unless they 
> were focus-related).
> In short, the idea is to turn active the tag list in the status bar.
> Saludos!
> --
> Juan Lanus
> Argentina

I guess it's a good suggestion. I keep the idea in the amaya wish list.
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