Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#8308 closed Bug report (fixed)

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

Reported by: Aleksandar Kovac Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: papercut, user interface, consistency Cc:
Component version: 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 (2)

comment:1 by Aleksandar Kovac, 11 years ago

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

comment:2 by Tim Kosse, 10 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Thanks, I've renamed the buttons.

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