Author Topic: Favorite a pic without having to open it?  (Read 435 times)

Offline joe camel

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Favorite a pic without having to open it?
« on: June 10, 2019, 09:23:45 pm »
Seems like it would be useful, and avoid pop ups and extra clicks.
Its annoying when you see how many favorites there are, and  can see the star but its just for show
evidently..   Some forward thinking 8)

Offline Chainer

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Re: Favorite a pic without having to open it?
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2019, 12:38:13 am »
This could be done, but I would not have thought that this is a common use case. Do people really favorite images without looking at them first?

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Re: Favorite a pic without having to open it?
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2019, 01:32:59 pm »
You can see the thumbnail pretty well. Maybe add a star to save to favorites.

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Re: Favorite a pic without having to open it?
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2019, 02:28:55 am »
I'm generally not in favor of adding stuff to the interface unnecessarily, but I kind of see what he means, the star icon is already there below each thumbnail, and out of the way enough that I don't think misclicks would be much of a problem.  Maybe a double-click on it to add a favorite, for extra safety?

Actually, on a side note it would be useful if that star icon were colored in for pics we already have favorited or +1'd.  I personally use +1's partly as a marker to know when I've downloaded a pic, it would be nice to be able to see that from the thumbnails.
« Last Edit: July 02, 2019, 05:41:49 am by chipperpip »

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Re: Favorite a pic without having to open it?
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2019, 01:41:46 am »
I guess I could see making the star clickable, which would really only work if I also use it to show your favorited status for the pic. I guess +1's and favorites would look the same.

I am not a fan of double clicking in web UIs, it's very rarely done and not intuitive to users.