Bug report #5780
Most labels in menus are in Title Case
|Affected QGIS version:||master||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||All||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:||end of life|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||No||Copied to github as #:||15274|
The Human Interface Guidelines include this:
2.Capitalise first letter only in labels:
Labels (and group box labels) should be written as a phrase with leading
capital letter, and all remaing words written with lower case first letters
I presume this rule is supposed to apply to labels in menus as well as everywhere else. But the majority of labels in menus (including context menus) in QGIS are in Title Case (at least when using English).
I guess if someone had the resources they could do a complete review of the UI vs the HIG. There are other obvious problems, such as sporadic implementation of this:
13.If clicking a button will spawn a new dialog, an ellipsis (...) should be
suffixed to the button text.
#2 Updated by Larry Shaffer over 10 years ago
I think 'Title Case' is normal for most OS HIG menus and menu items, no?
Though newer Windows versions appear to be switching:
#7 Updated by Alister Hood almost 7 years ago
Go to the last section on this page: http://www.qgis.org/de/site/getinvolved/development/qgisdevelopersguide.html
#10 Updated by Giovanni Manghi over 3 years ago
- Resolution set to end of life
- Status changed from Open to Closed
End of life notice: QGIS 2.18 LTR