Task #3064

RCP, CQL query assistant UI, improve ergonomics

Added by Serge Heiden about 2 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:New Start date:04/22/2021
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:Serge Heiden % Done:


Category:UI / Ergonomy Spent time: -
Target version:TXM X.X


The current UI design can mislead users' ability to express sequences of words (see https://groupes.renater.fr/sympa/arc/txm-users/2021-04/msg00000.html).


  1. the [Add a word] bar button is too far from the section of the UI to build a word properties selection (separated by the <within the context of> section).
  2. the widgets used to express "Add (or Remove) something" to the query are not sufficiently homogeneous:
    • add a word property constraint = "+" to add and "-" to remove"
    • add a new word in sequence = [Add a word] bar button to add and "X" button to remove


  • put the <add a new word in sequence> UI just after the <add a word property constraint> sections
  • use the same widgets to express Add/Remove for all sections, for example "[+]/[-]"
  • type visually the Add/Remove widgets by a label or a flyover or a color, for example "[+]/[-] /Word property constraint/", "[+]/[-] /Word occurrence in sequence/"
  • find a better visual in current equivalent query builders
  • indent or center the word separator (the "followed by, etc." widget)
  • update dialog title to 'Corpus Query Language (CQL) assistant' or 'CQL query builder'
    • FR: ...
    • RU: ...


#1 Updated by Matthieu Decorde almost 2 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

#2 Updated by Matthieu Decorde almost 2 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)

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