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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#15482 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

AJAX searches should show the loading spinner

Reported by: batmoo Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords: has-patch
Focuses: Cc:

Description

If an AJAX search takes too long, it looks like something's broken. Add a loading spinner beside the search box while loading so users don't freak out.

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15482.diff (1.6 KB) - added by batmoo 9 years ago.
15482_fix_loading_overlay.diff (468 bytes) - added by batmoo 9 years ago.
Fixes loading overlay (was missing a closing quote)

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Change History (8)

#1 @nacin
9 years ago

Scribu batmoo et al, I would hold off on work on this until Jane posts the complete results of the user testing in the next few days. This will likely be closed as a duplicate of her ticket.

@batmoo
9 years ago

#2 @batmoo
9 years ago

Ah, didn't know Jane was reviewing stuff already. Will hold off, for now :)

#3 follow-up: @scribu
9 years ago

All ajaxified actions display a "Loading..." overlay accross the rows. Perhaps that should be made more proeminent, instead of the spinner.

#4 in reply to: ↑ 3 @batmoo
9 years ago

Replying to scribu:

All ajaxified actions display a "Loading..." overlay accross the rows. Perhaps that should be made more proeminent, instead of the spinner.

Turns out that the overlay was broken so I didn't know it existed (hence the reason for this ticket)! A central loading indicator/overlay definitely makes way more sense.

It could use some more prominence (and a spinner inside it wouldn't hurt ;)) but I'll leave that for the UI folks :)

@batmoo
9 years ago

Fixes loading overlay (was missing a closing quote)

#5 @batmoo
9 years ago

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Closing as dupe. See #14579 and #15580

#6 @nacin
9 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted

Commented there.

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