Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#2070 closed Tasks (fixed)

Clean up tools list in web site doc section.

Reported by: René Rivera Owned by: René Rivera
Milestone: Website 1.X Component: website
Version: Severity: Problem
Keywords: Cc:


On Wed, 02 Jul 2008 01:32:51 +0200, Rene Rivera wrote:

Boris wrote:

Thanks for the keyword BoostBook?! I had to use a search engine now to find How am I supposed to find the BoostBook? documentation starting at the homepage I've been clicking on every category including development and documentation but without a search engine I would have never found it?

Boost Home -> Documentation -> Tools -> BoostBook?

At Boost Home -> Documentation there is this list:

  • Tools
    • Boost Jam
    • Boost Build

This list tells me that there are two tools (namely Jam and Build). I never thought of clicking on Tools to check if there are more than two tools. It would be better if there are either no tools listed at all (then I would have surely clicked on Tools) or the entire list which can be found when clicking on Tools is put there (and not only Jam and Build which made me think there are no other tools).

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Jurko Gospodnetic

An excerpt from a related mailing list post:

Currently it is not clear that the 'Tools' bullet is a link to a page with all the tool documentation links and user thinks that Boost Jam & Boost Build are the only two documented (or existing) tools.

Some ideas:

  1. Remove Boost Jam & Boost Build links and leave just the 'Tools' link.
  2. Add an 'All tools...' link below the Boost Build link.
  3. Integrate the whole web page into its parent page at

My choice would be 3.

There is a similar problem with the links on the right side of the page where similar ideas apply and my suggestion would be to list all the tools below the Tools parent menu item.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by Daniel James

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [48549]) Update tool links.

Fixes #2070.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by cialis kamagra

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