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Anatomy of a notification

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In PlanMill (New UI), notifications have been designed to make it easier for users to scan and use a notification’s most important elements:

Primary content

Content is the most prominent element of a notification. Secondary information, such as a timestamp, is smaller and consolidated above the primary content.

The header and content areas

The header and content areas are comprised of:

Notification

  1. Header area: The group icon, the app/module name, header text and timestamp
  2. A content title: A brief headline for the notification
  3. Content text: Supporting information

Behavior

Notification components

  1. Header area
  2. Content area

How notifications may be noticed

  • Showing a status bar icon Notification icon at top bar

Notification interactions

Users may interact with a notification in the following ways:

  1. To navigate to a destination.
    • To navigate, a user may click or tap a notification.
  2. To dismiss it
    • A user may dismiss a notification by clicking or tapping.
    • A user may dismiss all notifications by clicking or tapping Dismiss all

Types of notifications

A predefined set of notifications will be available as follows:

Absences

  • Accepted: Notify employee (absentee) when a single absence has been accepted.

Accepted Notification.

  • Rejected: Notify employee (absentee) when a single absence has been rejected.
  • Waiting for acceptance: Notify superior (acceptor) when a single or a group of absences are waiting for acceptance.

Acceptor Notification.

Requests

  • New assignment: Notify performer when a new assignment has been added.

Request Notification.

  • New comment: Notify all commenters/followers when a new comment has been added to a single request.

Comment Notification.

  • New email: Notify performer when a new email has been received to a request.

Request new mail

Tasks

  • New assignment: Notify performer when a new assignment has been added.

New assignment

Invoices

  • Waiting for confirmation: Notify performer when an invoice is waiting for confirmation.

Invoice waiting for confirmation

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