[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Error/Warning Icons for alerts

Anish Mangal anishmangal2002 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 15:25:36 EDT 2010

On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 9:05 PM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> I came across the issue when working on "Error messages when writing to
> device (Journal) [1]": Our alerts (e.g. "Connecting to the school server",
> the error message when you can not copy an item to a removable device...) do
> not have an icon at the left, even though the alert does allow for that.
> For the moment we use the emblem-warning (attached) for example in the
> Control Panel for the inline alerts (you have to restart Sugar in order to
> have the changes take effect).
> Having an icon with the alert does help learners that can not read yet, or
> simply when the alert is not translated in the specific language yet. I
> guess for the start an icon for warning and one for error would be a good
> start.

+1. I had included an error-icon [1] when the discussion on sl#1842
was taking place [2]. Gary gave some perspective that might be useful
for this discussion.

> What do others think?
> Thanks in advance for your feedback,
> Simon
> [1] http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10312
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[1] http://people.sugarlabs.org/~anish/sl1842.png
[2] http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/sugar-devel/2010-July/025194.html


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