[humanities-dev] Textus updates

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Mon Aug 13 17:05:23 UTC 2012

Nice work Tom!

One small thing that I think it would still be nice to have on the
reading interface is being able to use left and right keys to navigate
forwards and backwards in the text. Would this be hard to implement?

I mentioned this in June [1] along with my mammoth UI wishlist [2]. ;-)


[1] http://lists.okfn.org/pipermail/humanities-dev/2012-June/000115.html
[2] http://lists.okfn.org/pipermail/humanities-dev/2012-June/000112.html

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 6:22 AM, Tom Oinn <tom.oinn at okfn.org> wrote:
> Textus is deployed on Heroku at https://mytextus.herokuapp.com with
> the following UI improvements:
> 1) Login is handled properly, you can either use a google account or
> create an account manually, textus will send an email with a link for
> registration as per usual.
> 2) New theme, minimal and hopefully a lot cleaner and easier on the
> eye. Based on a mockup from Sam Smith.
> 3) Annotations are now created in a moveable modal dialogue rather
> than the previous fixed window.
> 4) When uploading new texts the process of reviewing and assigning
> bibliographic metadata is streamlined and uses the new BibJSON editor
> component.
> This is now the functionality we had before with major UI
> enhancements, next up is reading list management and document
> structure. Comments welcome!
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Jonathan Gray

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