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After OOUI-ification, consider setting the Send button color to red
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After (or as part of) T104419: Convert Special:MassMessage to use OOUI, consider setting the "Send" button color to red. Even small mistakes can make such a mess.

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptApr 1 2018, 7:06 PM

Thinking T104419 is a blocker? Maybe this can be picked up after the blocker is complete? or could even be done along-side?

It shouldn't be a red (“Red50“ or destructive) button. If this is such a problem, a notice above (better) or a warning dialog (not so good, as it might cover important other UI) should be considered. A destructive flagged button should only be used in contexts where removing data/data loss is happening.

Generally, I usually notice "Blue" or "Default" as button for some action apart from delete. Yes I agree the "red" is indicates some form of removal so in this case, maybe "blue" does the trick? What about preview, maybe it can maintain the default color? So;

Send => "Blue"
Preview => "Default"

Does that make sense?

@D3r1ck01 Would you mind adding a screenshot of current status for better understanding?

Volker_E closed this task as Declined.Nov 10 2018, 8:04 PM

A red button is not the right approach, if necessary I'd rather put a notice message atop of the button (even though that's sounds like a bad user-interface as well form first look on).