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Opened 15 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#1748 new enhancement

Per-screen and per-field help text, configurable per trac environment

Reported by: Ian Leader <__ian.leader__@…> Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: general Version: devel
Severity: minor Keywords: help
Cc: Branch:
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Description

It would be very useful for us to be able to specify help on a per-field basis (on tickets, milestone admin, etc.) and a per-screen basis reports, new tickets, roadmap, milestone add/edit/close, etc.

This would allow us to document our production processes at the point where they are being used (i.e. trac), not just in a manual which no one bothers to read / reads and forgets.

I think this could be done without any major changes to trac, e.g. by using Wiki pages for the per-page help, and trac.ini parameters for the per-field values in tickets, etc.

It might also be good to be able to hide/show the help so that power-users could 'de-clutter' the screen.

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comment:1 by pkou at ua.fm, 15 years ago

See #925 as a proposal for resolving this issue in custom ticket fields.

comment:2 by Christian Boos, 13 years ago

Keywords: help added
Milestone: 1.0
Type: defectenhancement

comment:3 by Christian Boos, 13 years ago

#4902 was closed as duplicate.

comment:4 by Christian Boos, 10 years ago

Milestone: 1.0unscheduled

Milestone 1.0 deleted

comment:5 by Christian Boos, 9 years ago

Milestone: triagingnext-major-0.1X
Priority: normallow
Severity: normalminor

comment:6 by Ryan J Ollos, 5 years ago

Owner: Jonas Borgström removed

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