Search dialog: "Stop" instead of "Abort"

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helmut
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Search dialog: "Stop" instead of "Abort"

Postby helmut » Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:43 pm

Currently, when searching for files (Browser: Tools » Search...) you can press "Abort" button to abort the search. The search will abort and the results found so far are deleted.

Suggestion:
Instead of the "Abort" button I'd suggest to have a "Stop" button. When pressing the "Stop" button the search is stopped and the search results found so far are shown as result.

Advantage:
The user can perform a search and if he/she sees the wanted item in the search results found so far, he/she can stop the search and work with the found items.

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Re: Search dialog: "Stop" instead of "Abort"

Postby Dreamer » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:06 pm

+1

Regarding the "Abort" button, it's not focused now, so if it will be changed to "Stop", I suggest to also focus this button.
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Re: Search dialog: "Stop" instead of "Abort"

Postby m.Th. » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:53 am

+1. Sure.
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