Hi Peter,

Standardized Repository Actions menu in the tool shed is available in changeset 
revision 9555:fadc4b334f3e which is currently running on the test tool shed.

Thanks for your request!

Greg Von Kuster

On Apr 25, 2013, at 5:13 AM, Peter Cock wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> This is just a usability bug, but I think it should be a simple fix that 
> would make
> working with the Tool Shed a bit easier as the current menus seem randomised.
> 
> ---------------
> 
> If I click on "Repositories I own", then each tool has a drop down with only 
> one action:
> 
> * Mark as deprecated
> 
> <Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 10.00.13.png>
> 
> (This puzzles me - why just that rarely used option? Why not say upload, or 
> view tests?)
> 
> ---------------
> 
> If I click on a tool, I go to the management page. Here the top right menu 
> offers:
> 
> * View tool functional test results
> * Upload files to repository
> * View change log
> * Browse or delete repository tip files
> * Reset all repository metadata
> * Mark repository as deprecated
> * Download as a .tar.gz file
> * Download as a .tar.bz2 file
> * Download as a .zip file
> 
> <Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 09.59.53.png>
> 
> ---------------
> 
> If I go to the functional test results, the menu changes:
> 
> * Manage repository
> * Upload files to repository
> * View change log
> * Browse or delete repository tip files
> * Download as a .tar.gz file
> * Download as a .tar.bz2 file
> * Download as a .zip file
> <Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 10.02.57.png>
> 
> i.e. Aside the obvious change given which page we are on, why are "Reset all 
> repository metadata" and "Mark repository as deprecated" missing?
> 
> ---------------
> 
> If I goto browse/delete tip files:
> 
> * Manage repository
> * Upload files to repository
> * Browse or delete repository tip files
> * Download as a .tar.gz file
> * Download as a .tar.bz2 file
> * Download as a .zip file
> 
> <Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 10.05.27.png>
> 
> Notice "View change log" is now missing (as well as functional tests etc).
> 
> ---------------
> 
> If I go to the change log page, the menu changes again:
> 
> * Upload files to repository
> * Manage repository
> * Browse or delete repository tip files
> * Download as a .tar.gz file
> * Download as a .tar.bz2 file
> * Download as a .zip file
> 
> <Screen Shot 2013-04-25 at 10.05.27.png>
> 
> Again, several things are missing - and in particular the functional tests 
> entry. To me
> that is highly relevant when looking at the change log.
> 
> Also note the ordering of "Upload files to repository" and "Manage 
> repository" has
> flipped which is confusing.
> 
> ---------------
> 
> My suggested fix is quite simple - use the same drop down menu for the 
> repository
> actions on every page, either with the current page still on the list but 
> disabled
> (and visually distinct as marker) is possible, or simply removed.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Peter
> 
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