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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 14 months ago

Last modified 14 months ago

#6541 closed enhancement (fixed)

Shift-click to select a range of checkboxes

Reported by: mdawaffe Owned by: mdawaffe
Milestone: 2.6 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 2.5
Component: General Keywords: has-patch 2nd-opinion
Focuses: Cc:

Description

Everyone loves how you can click a checkbox in gmail and then shift click another checkbox farther down the line to select all the checkboxes in between.

We have the power to do that in WordPress too.

Attached:

  1. Naively checks (or unchecks) all checkboxes between your last click and a shift click.
  2. Gets rid of some JS functions that are never used in core.
  3. checkAll maintains its (strange?) behavior of toggling each individual checkbox rather than checking or unchecking all checkboxes.
  4. Gets rid of some inline JS.

Caveat: The JS is not very generic. It's written to work with the markup used in WP.

Attachments (2)

6541.diff (7.7 KB) - added by mdawaffe 6 years ago.
shiftcheckbox.diff (4.4 KB) - added by sillybean 14 months ago.
restores ability to select consecutive checkboxes by shift-clicking

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Change History (6)

mdawaffe6 years ago

comment:1 mdawaffe6 years ago

  • Owner changed from anonymous to mdawaffe
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:2 ryan6 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

(In [7745]) Shift-click to select a range of checkboxes. Props mdawaffe. fixes #6541 for trunk

sillybean14 months ago

restores ability to select consecutive checkboxes by shift-clicking

comment:3 sillybean14 months ago

  • Cc steph@… added
  • Resolution fixed deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

This broke some time ago. Patch restores the functionality using the jQuery shiftcheckbox plugin.

comment:4 scribu14 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

This ticket was closed 5 years ago.

Please open a new ticket and post your patch there.

Version 0, edited 14 months ago by scribu (next)
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