Ticket #10383 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

Browse has no "busy" indication

Reported by: erikos Owned by: erikos
Priority: normal Milestone: 10.1.3
Component: browse-activity Version: Development build as of this date
Keywords: Cc: greenfeld, sridhar
Action Needed: no action Verified: no
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Description

Browse right now has a progress bar it displays once download is progressing. Before the progress bar appears there can be a significant lag, during which the user wonders "did I click on that link/button or not?".

On 0.82 the cursor changed when busy to have a "rotating arrow" animation. This is gone on 0.84.

Upstream ticket: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/851

Change History

  Changed 4 years ago by erikos

I filed a new ticket to fix that as well in F14 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=640581

follow-up: ↓ 4   Changed 4 years ago by martin.langhoff

Excellent. And with that RPM, do we get swirling arrow automatically in Browse, or do we need additional changes in Browse to match?

in reply to: ↑ 3   Changed 4 years ago by erikos

  • cc greenfeld added
  • status changed from new to assigned

Replying to martin.langhoff:

Excellent. And with that RPM, do we get swirling arrow automatically in Browse, or do we need additional changes in Browse to match?

Shipping those rpms is enough :) No additional changes needed in Browse.

  Changed 3 years ago by erikos

  • next_action changed from add to build to test in build

Is available in os350.

follow-up: ↓ 7   Changed 3 years ago by greenfeld

  • status changed from assigned to closed
  • next_action changed from test in build to no action
  • resolution set to fixed

Verified in 10.1.3 os351 that Browse has a busy cursor which appears when the cursor is pointed over the main area of the browser window (not the top menus) and the browser is still rendering or waiting for something.

The busy cursor does not however appear if a download is in progress. Walter Bender says this is because the browser isn't technically busy as downloads are done in the background. Download progress for downloads initiated from Browse can be monitored from the Journal view in Sugar.

I will file a Sugar Labs enhancement request to show some sort of download-in-progress indication in the Browse activity as well.

in reply to: ↑ 6   Changed 3 years ago by erikos

Replying to greenfeld:

Verified in 10.1.3 os351 that Browse has a busy cursor which appears when the cursor is pointed over the main area of the browser window (not the top menus) and the browser is still rendering or waiting for something.

Yes I guess that is expected. Should be the same in previous builds.

The busy cursor does not however appear if a download is in progress. Walter Bender says this is because the browser isn't technically busy as downloads are done in the background. Download progress for downloads initiated from Browse can be monitored from the Journal view in Sugar.

Correct.

I will file a Sugar Labs enhancement request to show some sort of download-in-progress indication in the Browse activity as well.

Using the cursor for that would not be the right choice. Firefox has an indication in the panel at the bottom. One could probably solve it as well with an animation indicating that it is going into the Journal. But yeah, future...:)

  Changed 3 years ago by sridhar

  • cc sridhar added
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