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Feature Request: Label the Width & Height boxes in image export options.


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This is a pain point whenever doing an export, that allows a mental load to be added to the process, of simply having to take a few seconds to think about which is width, and which is height.

A simple addition of "W" & "H" next to each box would be a HUGE weight-off-mind and ease of usability change.

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25 minutes ago, mattspace said:

a few seconds to think about which is width, and which is height.

Image size has been generally communicated as "width × height" in this particular order since… how many decades? Or even centuries…?
Also, while you're already thinking  "a few seconds" anyway, you may want to place the cursor over one of the fields and … voilà.

That all said:

28 minutes ago, mattspace said:

A simple addition of "W" & "H" next to each box would be a HUGE weight-off-mind and ease of usability change.

I definitely agree with you! :)

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9 hours ago, loukash said:

Image size has been generally communicated as "width × height" in this particular order since… how many decades? Or even centuries…?
Also, while you're already thinking  "a few seconds" anyway, you may want to place the cursor over one of the fields and … voilà.

That all said:

I definitely agree with you! :)

Height, Width, (Depth) is the standard order for listing measurements in the art world. The colloquial use of Width x Height only emphasises how important it is that tools are explicit in their labelling of measurements, because people have to swap back and forth a lot.

In Photo 1.9.1, only the Width field has a tooltip, the Height field produces nothing, but either way, Braille (mouseover hovering) should not be the model for a GUI, emphasis on the G.

Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in the computing world, who've been lead to believe that decorative minimalism is a substitute for design.

Cheers :) 

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2 minutes ago, mattspace said:

Height, Width, (Depth) is the standard order for listing measurements in the art world.

Weird…

3 minutes ago, mattspace said:

In Photo 1.9.1, only the Width field has a tooltip, the Height field produces nothing

Works for me. El Capitan, Light UI.
However, the size fields in the context toolbar when using the Crop tool have neither labels nor tooltips…

At least they are consistently width × height. :D

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Neither field in the Export options on Windows provides a tooltip, nor a label.

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