3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

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3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

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The 3.1 notifications system is a leap in the right direction, but the contents displayed are very difficult to discern "at a glance".

I don't have the perfect solution for how to do this, but the key is brevity. I'd do something like this

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Also, rather than the entire notification being a link, it might be better to have multiple links, such as the user's profile, etc. (I'm not sure whether this is necessarily a good idea).

There also probably needs to be some quick way to discern between "official" notifications that moderators receive, and personal notifications. Perhaps some different icons over the avatars (or instead of the avatars).

Ideas are welcome, but this needs work.

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Re: 3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

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Something like this?
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I think moderation notifs should just have a green background.
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I like the screen posted by paybas. Also, having a different color for moderation notifications could be a good idea.
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As a report (don't know the exact lang defs we currently use for that).
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Re: 3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

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PayBas wrote:As a report (don't know the exact lang defs we currently use for that).
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Yeah, this is already much better

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Re: 3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

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I would remove the overflow on the description...

and while its a step in the right direction I would rather see something like this
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Re: 3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

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+1 PayBas

hanakin, do you have a screenshot with the whole notification box or is the above a sketch?

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I like hanakin mockup. It is much readable than current.

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Re: 3.1 notifications somewhat difficult to read

Post by Mess »

I like Hanakins information delivery. But its way to wide in my opinion.
I prefer Paybas second mockup, but maybe reorder the information (like on the index), and color code the notification titles (like in Forum rules) for mod messages?

Kinda like the following, with avatars on the left like in the mockups:
[RFC] Search engine optimizati…
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The last one with light red background like in Paybas second mockup.

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