Change color of new ordinance "In Progress" icon
edited September 28, 2020 in Suggest an Idea
David Clare Hendrickson said: You have made the new icon for In Progress ordinance the same color as the Hint icon. This makes it difficult, at least in the descendancy view, to easily distinguish the two. Especially at a glance. I have to carefully review each blue icon to determine if it's a hint or "In Progress" icon. Please change it to a different color so it can be more easily distinguished without having to look at what's in the icon, a temple or a paper. You have lots to choose from.
Clif Bergmann said: David,
I agree that the colors can be a little confusing, however, you have the option of displaying whichever hints you like for each of the pedigree views. Simply click the "Options" button in the right corner, and deselect the one you do not wish to see. Note that this choice is generally saved by the system, so don't forget to turn things back on, later.
Tom Huber said: Cliff, your example includes a darker temple icon, which is not the current view in production. If that icon is one that will be pushed into production, then all is well. In the meantime, the major problem is that the current colors are too close together and when the icons are small, it is difficult to differentiate between the two. The darker icon is a very good choice and will be easy to see when it is displayed next to the hint icon.0
David Clare Hendrickson said: Dear Clif,
Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately the icon for "In Progress" ordinances is a light blue with a temple inside and not the dark blue icon shown in the legend you attached to your message. You need to get your legends in sync. The one shown in your options legend is the old dark blue, but the icon shown everywhere else for In Progress was changed to light blue like the Records Hint icon. When doing descendancy research I rely on the descendancy view. I look for temple work that needs to be done(green icon) as well as any hints that need to be addressed. So I can't just turn on and off the view option and check it twice. What a pain. Before the change I could check this at a quick glance to see if I missed anything. But now I have to stop and check every light blue icon to see if it is a hint or just an In Progress icon. It's a real pain as I do a lot of desendancy research. If you had kept the "In Progress" icon as a dark blue color shown in your attached legend that would have been OK, but it's not dark blue, it's the exact same color as Records Hints. I spent over 40 years in IT as a systems administrator and helping to design systems interfaces. I would have raised a flag on this one if I was a Beta tester. Thank you for your consideration.
David Clare Hendrickson said: Thanks Tom, I whole heartily agree.0
JimGreene said: We have raised this issue as one of the top ones coming out of the new release. All those who need to know and have the power to make changes know about it. Thanks for such a detailed report!!0
Jeff Wiseman said: Nice catch!0