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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#27777 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Pointers for 3.9

Reported by: nacin's profile nacin Owned by: nacin's profile nacin
Milestone: 3.9 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.9
Component: Help/About Keywords:
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As discussed during the dev chat on Wednesday, we could benefit from some "pointing" to features in 3.9.

The big one is the widget customizer. Secondarily, Paste from Word could benefit from some help. While we could potentially do something for drag-and-drop or image scaling/editing, I'm not sold on those.

"Paste from Word" won't be a pointer (where would you point and when?), but rather an extra line of text in the "Paste from Text" dialog.

Change History (4)

#1 @nacin
9 years ago

The widgets pointer will show up when:

  • On the widgets screen, pointing at the admin menu, when the admin menu is not collapsed.
  • On the themes screen, pointing at the customize button.

It won't show in one location if they already dismissed it in the other location.

#2 @nacin
9 years ago

In 28090:

Add a feature pointer for widgets in the customizer in 3.9. Remove older pointers from 3.3 and 3.4.

see #27777.

#3 @nacin
9 years ago

  • Owner set to nacin
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 28091:

Add an explanation for 'Paste from Word' in the 'Paste from Text' dialog.

fixes #27777. see #27160.

#4 @nacin
9 years ago

In 28093:

The widgets pointer requires the edit_theme_options capability.

(It's hypothetically possible to have only switch_themes.)

see #27777.

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