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Re: Bug listings: offering the option of a single line or multi-line view


On 12/02/2011 06:07 AM, Matthew Revell wrote:
> On 2 December 2011 09:27, Gavin Panella <gavin.panella@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 2 December 2011 05:45, Huw Wilkins <huw.wilkins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> [...]
>>> I've attached a mockup of what it might look like if the fields are
>>> sitting horizontally. I think this will really only work if you have the
>>> right combination of very wide monitor and/or not too many extra fields
>>> otherwise you will have fields wrap on to the second line anyway.
>> Is it feasible to set the bug title overflow:hidden, but
>> overflow:visible on hover?
> Thanks for the suggestion but I think truncating bug titles would make
> the bug listings harder to work with; we'd be introducing a UX
> regression for people who work with lots of bugs every day.

We agreed that this issue was a bug worth fixing four years ago

long words in bug titles make bug listings very wide

Bug titles do not have a minimum or maximum size. User can provide empty
titles. User do write insane titles into the 10k length (when I checked
last year in the db)

Long titles also break the 3.0 header. There is a bug involving long
user displaynames too.

Curtis Hovey

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