Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#1838 open enhancement

Add tooltips to I2PSnark that show exact byte counts where larger units are shown in the UI

Reported by: soapy Owned by: zzz
Priority: trivial Milestone: undecided
Component: apps/i2psnark Version: 0.9.26
Keywords: ui Cc:
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One thing that I wish Snark had was more precise data sizes in the UI. If I want to know if the application has successfully seeded some data overnight (for example), it can be difficult to determine this if all I have to go by is "208 GB" at the bottom of the "Uploaded" column, especially since many streams are quite slow. I think that adding a Tooltip when hovering over any of these approximate data amounts that shows the exact byte count would be useful, and hopefully not very hard to implement. Thanks!

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comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by zzz

  • Status changed from new to open

Interesting suggestion.
Would exact values on the details page be better?
What about last-downloaded and last-uploaded times on the details page?

comment:2 Changed 21 months ago by slumlord

I can see how a tooltip when hovering over the total uploaded value would be useful.

As the post describes, when someone has uploaded say 208 GB, adds a small torrent, say 100 MB, and it is downloaded by a couple of peers, the total upload count could still say 208 GB. A tooltip that shows exact amount, 208.300 GB for example, would show the user how much data has been uploaded. If it were 100x 1 MB torrents, it would be difficult and time consuming to check upload counts on each but a look at the exact total upload amount would give a rough indication as to how much data has been transferred since the user was using i2psnark last.

comment:3 Changed 14 months ago by zzz

A tooltip would add clutter.
With the change to fancy progress bars in .31, we have even less space for additional precision.

The only thing I'd consider is last-downloaded and last-uploaded (or maybe just last activity) dates on the details page.


comment:4 Changed 10 months ago by slumlord

Maybe a Past X Hours activity on the details page? Don't know how many people would actually find that to be useful information though.

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