Ticket #8308 (closed Bug report: fixed)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 22 months ago

PAPERCUT: "copy" button in "Site manager" panel

Reported by: alexkovac Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: papercut, user interface, consistency Cc:
Operating system type: OS X Operating system version: Mountain Lion

Description

LOCATION:
"Site manager" dialog box, bottom-right "Copy" button under the left-hand browser panel.

ISSUE:
The function performed by "Copy" button is different from the commonly known "copy" function (from Copy/cut/paste set of commands) which might be confusing to users.

In "site manager", "Copy" button performs "make a copy" or "duplicate" function. In contrast, commonly seen "copy" command performs "copy to clipboard" function.

SOLUTION SUGGESTION:
Re-labelling the "Copy" button to: "Duplicate"


OPINION:

In common English the verb "to copy" actually fits well the function "site manager's" "copy" button performs (i.e. creating a duplicate or a facsimile), right? But unfortunately, this verb entered computer GUI terminology as short for "copy to clipboard". Beh...

Change History

Changed 2 years ago by alexkovac

Additionally, the same label is found on following panels:
-Edit filter rules
-Bookmarks

Changed 22 months ago by codesquid

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

Thanks, I've renamed the buttons.

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