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Last modified 7 years ago

#6000 new enhancement

Multiple column support in timeline

Reported by: james.moger@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: unscheduled
Component: timeline Version: 0.10-stable
Severity: normal Keywords: consider
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Description

The single column in the Timeline view is limiting. I'd like to see the Timeline view get a new preference option for controlling the number of visible columns of events - especially in light of the industry-wide movement to widescreen displays. I've hacked-up a timeline-based module which does this, but my preference would be for a polished implementation by the Trac team.

  • The preference box moves to top of timeline @ 100% width instead of pseudo-dialog-box in upper right which eclipses usable real estate.
  • preference option for N equal width columns
  • either automatic based on available width or manual preference for format=brief option (think format=rss) which drops unnecessary words like "Changeset", "Ticket", etc.

I've attached a screenshot of my hacked plugin which offers no gui preference controls. Maybe if I have time I will get back to trying to understand more Python/CS/Trac development - but this is working for me at the moment.

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Change History (11)

by james.moger@…, 15 years ago

Attachment: timelinecolumns.png added

comment:1 by Christopher Lenz, 15 years ago

Milestone: 0.11

This is an interesting idea, but is definitely not going in 0.11.

comment:2 by james.moger@…, 15 years ago

Totally reasonable. I don't know why I selected 0.11.

comment:3 by Noah Kantrowitz, 15 years ago

This strikes me as something to be an external plugin.

comment:4 by james.moger@…, 15 years ago

Clearly this could be done as an external plugin… but that seems like a lot of unnecessary duplication for adding multiples columns. I feel this is very similar to one of my older patch offerings #510 which created a second (and now default) viewing option (after incorporation/reimplementation by cmlenz). I am only proposing more flexibility for the timeline view.

comment:5 by Christian Boos, 15 years ago

Keywords: consider added
Milestone: 2.0

Maybe later?

comment:6 by anonymous, 14 years ago

would be even nicer if multi-column layout capability could be extended to *any* trac page using wiki markup. (eg. wiki page, tickets, etc)

comment:7 by jackie.Linux@…, 14 years ago

Keywords: timeline added; consider removed
Milestone: 2.00.11-retriage
Priority: normalhigh
Severity: normalcritical
Version: 0.10-stable0.11

Hi,

How do I add some information/events by sql-syntax or authors-specific to the timeline view? Thanks a lot.

comment:8 by Remy Blank, 14 years ago

Keywords: consider added; timeline removed
Milestone: 0.11-retriage2.0
Priority: highnormal
Severity: criticalnormal
Version: 0.110.10-stable

Please don't change ticket fields arbitrarily.

comment:9 by Christian Boos, 12 years ago

Milestone: 2.0unscheduled

Milestone 2.0 deleted

comment:10 by Ryan J Ollos, 7 years ago

Owner: Christian Boos removed

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