Re: setup-x86.exe default view
- Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 10:16:37 -0400
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: setup-x86.exe default view
On 5/19/2017 8:40 AM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> From: Sky Diver
>> Actually, the preferred user experience would be to:
>> 1. Start in Category view
>> 2. Select whatever packages to install/remove/etc.
>> 3. Click "Next"
>> 4. Have the Pending view show up in order to review whatever is going
>> to be installed.
>> 5. Have the option to Approve / Cancel / Go Back
I like this scenario
> I am perfectly happy with the current Setup; however I would
> be surprised if the typical user did not launch Setup mainly
> to update packages already installed.
The be surprised. I typically don't run setup unless I need something
new. I might update once a year.
> Accordingly, Pending is the logical view to show first.
Says you, but I don't agree. It's confusing.
> But I recognize that it would
> be good to also show Pending as the last stage before actual
> installation. Therefore, if changes are made to Setup, perhaps
> start with Pending. If anything is added or deleted by going
> off the Pending view, then Next should take you back to
> Pending for a final review before actual installation.
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