[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] RFC:Simple Help widget for activities
rafael at activitycentral.com
Fri Mar 9 17:37:16 EST 2012
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Pablo Flores <pflores2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I like manuq's proposal,
+1 its an improvement over Gonzalo's.
> although it may be somehow difficult to maintain. A couple of very
> personal thoughts:
> * I don't like much having the help icon just as any other icon. Instead,
> it could be better having an icon in a different color or different size
> (for instance, the question mark in red without the circle around?), and
> not having to click on it for having it launched.
> * It could be very good having in the unfolded help a link to open the
> wiki pages of the activity help, which could be online or offline (maybe
> each deployment should decide). This would be an incentive for keeping a
> core set of help wiki pages updated.
> Pablo Flores
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 2:30 AM, Steve Thomas <sthomas1 at gosargon.com>wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org>wrote:
>>> Walter, Stephen,
>>> Probably the same solution will not work for all our activities.
>>> TurtleArt and Etoys are complete environments,
>>> probably with the more complex and powerful UI.
>> Another possible solution would be to implement help similar to the way
>> it is done in Scratch, where you "right click" on a scripting tile and a
>> help dialog pops up for that tile. This may be easier to integrate into
>> other environments and could allow for others to work on the help dialogs,
>> the end product being an image simple text + image if the environment does
>> not support interactivity. This could allow a separate group of folks to
>> work on the "help".
>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
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