[ingo] Re: [imp] Filter Suggestions

Charlie Reitsma reitsmac at denison.edu
Wed Feb 11 11:50:58 PST 2004

Quoting Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at bigworm.colorado.edu>:

> Quoting Darragh Bailey <felix at compsoc.nuigalway.ie>:
> > 3) Sorting Rules
> > Rule order is important, however when you have a significant number 
> > of rules it
> > can become very cumbersome to change the order about when you create 
> > a new rule.
> >
> > Would it be useful that when you go to move a rule up/down that there is
> an
> > additional box that would allow you to control how many you could 
> > move up/down by instead of being limited to 1 step in either direction?
> If someone would come up with a patch that performed this while keeping the
> UI
> clean (I can't think of a way to do this without making the filter page look
> ugly) I would gladly commit it.

phpESP, a survey package which claims to have its roots in horde, gives each
item a number in a picklist box. To change the order, you change the number to
the position in the list desired for that item. After each change, the entire
list is reordered. Is that considered clean?

Charlie Reitsma

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