Ticket #8308 (closed Bug report: fixed)

Opened 22 months ago

Last modified 21 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


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

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.

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


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 22 months ago by alexkovac

Additionally, the same label is found on following panels:
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Changed 21 months ago by codesquid

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

Thanks, I've renamed the buttons.

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