Hide tasks in ribbon when they're not available

  • 18 January 2019
  • 2 replies

It would look more clear to hide the Tasks and Reports ribbon tabpage when there are no tasks or reports available, just like the tabpages for Cubes and Charts.

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Userlevel 5
Badge +3
Why not remove the tasks/reports tab altogether? They are already visible in the main tab of the ribbon, when available?
Userlevel 4
Badge +1
If the tasks/reports ribbon tabpage becomes contextual, its caption is not bound anymore by the UI guideline to use a static name for it. In this context, I think it makes sense to rename it to the focused subject, giving a hint about what actions can be found.

In any case, we'll have to investigate the potential disadvantage that a contextual ribbon tabpage is automatically selected whenever the focus changes to a subject which exposes tasks and/or reports. I agree that we should then reconsider having the main tabpage display tasks and reports as well.