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Re: Terminating active scan Prototypes
From: David Fifield <david () bamsoftware com>
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2008 22:18:03 -0600
On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 11:35:37AM +0100, jah wrote:
On 06/06/2008 03:29, Jurand Nogiec wrote:
Both solutions: Add an icon to Scan button to make it stand out.
Solution A: Add a cancel scan button to each tab.
Solution B: Have a distinct "Cancel" button in each tab, and an "Abort
All Scans" button to stop all scans.
Solution B looks much better than A.
Having both "close tab" and "cancel scan" icons on a tab doesn't look
pretty in solution A.
I wonder if the "Scan" and "Cancel" buttons could be combined into one
button in solution B.
I agree with this. The "Scan" button could turn into a "Cancel" button
while the scan is running, and turn back into a "Scan" button when the
scan is finished or is canceled.
Personally, I'm not sure I'd ever use "Abort All Scans" unless I was
quitting zenmap in which case I'd hope that the scans were terminated
when closing the window, maybe others would find it useful though.
Yes, "Abort All Scans" seems unnecessary.
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