(My galaxy's not working, I have lots of time to write emails...)
There's a new "pages" feature on the main galaxy site (was it introduced
It almost gave me a heart attack...
There's no clear indication of division to pages (like a big shiny "next"
button) and the links to the 1/2/3/4 pages are really tiny.
For a second I thought all my old histories were gone.
That being said,
I really don't like this feature.
On my internal galaxy (which is not upgraded yet) I have more than 250 histories.
That's 25 pages (!).
The histories are not tagged (since tagging is a new feature) - so there's no way of
Without pagination, all my histories are shown on one page, and I can use my browser's
"find" function to look for a history by name (or just sort by date and scroll
down the list).
Why do I need division to pages ?
Please note that almost all web sites that do use pages, offer a global "search"
button (not just tag search) - so in practice (if the search engine is good) - there's
no need to go to the "next" page. This is not the case in Galaxy.
Think about how much work I have to do in order to find a history, If I didn't tag it
(or if I forgot the tag name) - way too taxing.
Also, the links themselves are very very small - it might make me sound like a grumpy
bitter old man (which I am), but navigating galaxy with all those small triangle drop-down
menus and small links becomes an exercise in hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.
Not all galaxy users are computer-savvy, they don't all swoosh and pinch and swap (or
whatever you mac people do with the mouse). Please keep galaxy easy and accessible.
Just my two cents,
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