[drupal-devel] [feature] admin/access hover help - little patch, big help

jjeff drupal-devel at drupal.org
Fri Aug 5 19:59:54 UTC 2005

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 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    user.module
 Category:     feature requests
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  jjeff
 Reported by:  jjeff
 Updated by:   jjeff
 Status:       patch (ready to be committed)
 Attachment:   http://drupal.org/files/issues/admin.access.hover.help.patch (799 bytes)

Here's a patch that adds a 'title' tag to all of the checkboxes in the
admin/access grid. When you roll over the checkboxes in most browsers a
tool-tip box will pop up with information about what each checkbox is.

"anonymous user : edit own blog"
"authenticated user : post comments"
"admin : administer filters"

On a site with many roles and many modules, it becomes very easy to
scroll away from the table headers, so this is essential for figuring
out what you're clicking. It doesn't solve all of the admin/access page
usability problems, but it does make the page a lot more usable.

Little patch. Big help.



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