Visually distinguishing sites in tabs (by colour or custom name)"
|Reported by:||Alexander Hars||Owned by:|
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Description (last modified by )
The tab feature in the client is great but it also increases mistakes when transferring files to sites with similar directory structures. It happened to me frequently that I dragged a file onto the wrong server because I assumed that a different tab was active. This can be extremely dangerous when transferring to a production web site. Therefore right now I always make sure that I only have one tab open.
A simple way to avoid this would be to allow color-coding sites. The 'General' tab of the site manager would need one additional field with a color-picker where a user could associate a color code with a site.
When the tab for that site is selected, the background color of the client window would change into that color.
Thus I could have three sites open, one with a background color of light green, another with light red, another with light blue. When I select the first one, the gray default background would change to light green. The white background color of the controls, of course, would not change. When I then select the third site, the background color would change to light blue.