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From Philippe Mouawad <philippe.moua...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GUI & Ergonomy Enhancements proposals
Date Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:37:51 GMT
On Thu, Mar 6, 2014 at 7:57 AM, Philippe Mouawad <philippe.mouawad@gmail.com
> wrote:

>
>
> On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Milamber <milamber@apache.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> Le 04/03/2014 20:14, Philippe Mouawad a ecrit :
>>
>>> Hello,
>>> Using JMeter on a complex scripting campaign, I had to repeatedly do some
>>> debugging, complex correlation and had some further thoughts on JMeter
>>> ergonomy:
>>>
>>> *View Results Tree:*
>>> - I feel  the select box at the bottom left of component allowing
>>> selection
>>> of a Viewer is misplaced. I often switch between Viewers during scripting
>>> and I think it should a Tabbed Pane on the Top Center Right Part of View
>>> Results Tree or something better if you have ideas.  This would make it
>>> more visible and allow easy switching. Currently you lose a lot of time
>>> switching and finding the right component
>>> I also think we should at least change their display priority, I tend to
>>> think it should be something like
>>> - Text
>>> - Regexp Tester
>>> - CSS / JQUERY Test
>>> - XPATH Tester
>>> - HTML
>>> - HTML (download) => Very annoying that it blocks screen to download
>>> resource
>>> - Document
>>> - JSON => Not very useful currently
>>> - XML  => Do you use it ?
>>>
>>
>> Yes it's a good idea to change order. Except perhaps Text plain view, the
>> order for others renderers can be different in function of situation.
>> Perhaps, introduce a property for ordering the renderers?
>>
>> Fixed within https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=56228

>
>>
>>> - In View Results Tree, most of the time the upper part of Panel (Name,
>>> Comments, FileName are not used and take a lot of place, it should be
>>> possible to maximize the bottom part to gain space
>>>
>>
>> Yes, it's would be great to add an button for expand (like
>> Jmeter-plugins) the render view.
>>
>>
>>
>>> - It would be nice to be able to remove a Sample from View Results Tree
>>> left Tree
>>>
>>
>> Why not... but why/how to?
>
>
> Because frequently:
> - I get sampler I don't want (when not setting include pattern or making a
> mistake recording)
> - A sampler not in my excluded pattern appears and annoys me
>
> I had recently to script a "strangely" developed app, and not having this
> was a real pain in the ass because application made 10 samples per click in
> average.
> Plus always those safebrowsing calls from firefox...
>
>>
>>
>>> -There should be a smarter resizing policy in View Results Tree when a
>>> Sample Label takes a lot of place, currently a scrollbar appears and a
>>> little scrolling to the right occurs, hiding children of sample
>>>
>>
>> What are your suggestions for improving it?
>>
>>
>
>>
>>>
>>> *Miscellaneous:*
>>> - We should have  a record button in Toolbar to avoid having to switch
>>> down
>>> in the tree, unfold Recorder and click Start, something like 5 gestures
>>> vs
>>> one:
>>> 1) Click in tree
>>> 2) Scroll down
>>> 3) Unfold until recorder
>>> 4) Click on node
>>> 5) Click on start
>>>
>>
>> Why not, but how to do this when you have several HTTP(S) Test Script
>> Recorder?
>> Perhaps, add a button with a combo list to choose the recorder.
>
>
> Didn't think about it, we could popup with a select box of recorder to
> start.
> Is it frequent that you use many ?
>
>>
>>
>>
>>> - On MacOSX LnF I feel there is a very annoying behaviour that selects
>>> all
>>> content of text field each time field gets focus, you very easily delete
>>> your content
>>>
>>
>> Unfortunately I've never used a Mac OS X :-)
>>
>> Milamber
>>
>>
>>> Thoughts ?
>>>
>>> Any other ideas ?
>>>
>>>
>>
>
> --
> Cordialement.
> Philippe Mouawad.
>
>
>
>


-- 
Cordialement.
Philippe Mouawad.

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