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Thore

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Some Colours in Action List
« on: August 15, 2019, 05:29:00 PM »
Often times, you need a bunch of actions that belong together, say, to determine a result, which is then fed into the next set of actions, which all happens in a single state. This is just one situation where it would be great to get some order into the action list.

On the face of it, here's an idea that seems feasible at least in some version. Here are some examples.



Idea 1
A "headline action" (like the comment action non-functional) that allows to set a colour/colours (font/background) when expanded, and displays those also when collapsed, as seen there. It would be the same element that is already used as the highlight colour. The colour could also be set by using the right-click context menu, and could use the same colours as in the graph.

Idea 2
An option to enable a colour field that is then displayed next to the book icon. You can set a colour for the selection of actions, which is shown in a small bar along the left side. Alternatively, again, context menu. While we are it, an Action List configuration where you can hide the book and gears (and the colour field) in collapsed mode.

Idea 3
The headline action adds the coloured bars along the left edge on all subsequent actions, unless there's another headline action setting a different colour.

This would go some way to make the list instantly more intelligible. What do you think?

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Re: Some Colours in Action List
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2019, 09:39:45 AM »
+1

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Re: Some Colours in Action List
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2019, 08:07:32 AM »
+1
Ecosystem might not work at the moment
here are direct Github Links to the custom actions :
https://github.com/PlayMakerEcosystem
https://github.com/jeanfabre


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Re: Some Colours in Action List
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2019, 05:39:59 PM »
+1000 (with rainbows)