Defect #8894

Private issues - make it more obvious in the UI?

Added by Ahmed A about 9 years ago. Updated almost 9 years ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:2011-07-24
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:1.3.0
Resolution:Fixed Affected version:


Intro: Redmine is used at my organization (a consortium of hospitals) in the IT department ... and we are going to start rolling out to other departments. If it fails to scale to thousands of users, well, I'm fired. :-)

But the point is that please make the "Private" label when adding new issues in red on a light red background. This idea of "private issue" has a been a loud demand in my organization, and when one opens a new issue, the way it is styled now floating right, it doesn't even register in my eye. I am immediately drawn to the fields on the left. I am sure other people will experience the same effect.

I ended up adding the following to application.css

    color : red;
    border : 2px solid red;
    padding : 0px 4px 2px 0px;
    background-color : #FFDFDF;

But it does not work in IE7 and below because it does not support CSS attribute selectors... what do you think of updating the output of the page to include a specific ID for the label of the field? So now we could in theory write:

{ ... }

And a humble thank you really to you and your team. We are thinking of contributing a bit to the effort by providing an Arabic translation to the user interface.

Your work is stellar.

Associated revisions

Revision 6328
Added by Jean-Philippe Lang about 9 years ago

Adds an id attribute to the private label on the issue form (#8894).


#1 Updated by Etienne Massip about 9 years ago

  • Category changed from Issues to UI
  • Assignee deleted (Jean-Philippe Lang)

#2 Updated by Jean-Philippe Lang about 9 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Target version set to 1.3.0
  • Resolution set to Fixed

Attribute id="issue_is_private_label" added in r6328.

#3 Updated by Bruno Medeiros almost 9 years ago

The r6328 doesn't fix this issue, only allows the suggested solution to be implemented.

#4 Updated by Mischa The Evil almost 9 years ago

Bruno Medeiros wrote:

The r6328 doesn't fix this issue, only allows the suggested solution to be implemented.

This issue is fixed indeed imho. Jean-Philippe decided this is something that you should implement yourself via your own theme (or a modified core theme) and therefore he added the id attribute. See HowTo_create_a_custom_Redmine_theme.

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