VisualEditor: Use a "broken link" icon as the "remove" button in the link inspector, instead of a rubbish bin
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Author: pearley

Description:
There is consensus for a change to this element here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback#Dustbin_icon_not_intuitive_for_.22unlink.22

To summarize - the garbage can icon to remove a link is not intuitive. Users may be unsure of its function, or believe it will remove the highlighted text, rather than just the link. Most other editing UI's employ a broken link for this function, so it will be more familiar.

Suggested improvement:

*Replace "Garbage Can/Dustbin" with a "broken link" icon (example:http://us.fotolia.com/id/49483380)

*Replace current rollover text "Remove" with "Unlink"


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

bzimport set Reference to bz51464.
bzimport created this task.Via LegacyJul 16 2013, 7:20 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJun 28 2014, 5:45 PM

We've decided instead to remove the use of icons here as it's too confusing, and instead will use just the label.

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