i decided to put up a related Wish thread to the link above, because it didn't seem to be noticed much & it was 3 yrs old but it still rings true up to now.
my wish was for some sort of a PREVIEW 'tracker' when hovering over a Favourite in the Favourites List. kinda like what happens when,say, hovering over the Wall Tool in the toolbox. it displays the name of the tool, & in some cases, also shows the short cut key.
i dont know if a 'tracker' is the right name for it, but the Element Info 'preview' is closer to what i'm trying to say.
& it would not only work for the Favourites List. It could very well work most of the Attribute tools (linetypes, fills, WALL COMPOSITES, COMPLEX PROFILES, & probably even materials)...i mean, instead of naming a wall composite:
W457 - 92STD+13FC+13FC+10TILE
one could just name it:
& in the preview written in plain english showing:
92mm Steel Stud wall
side 1 - 13mm FC Sheet
side 2 - 13mm FC Sheet w/ 10mm Tiling
& graphics would help too
these previews are editable in the window where they were created. like when one creates a new line-type, the preview info would be typed in another drop-down tab under "Edit Selected Type"...probably a tab called "Preview Info"...
but i see this being powerful in the Favourites List. instead of illogical code names, we could stick to numerical favourite naming:
(door symbol here) DR 035
External solid core swing door
Painted Leaf finish
Painted pressed metal frame
1.2mm steel kickplates
& when one finds the previews a little too annoying? howabout the ability to turn-on or turn-off the preview by pressing Ctrl & hovering over the attribute to view the preview & releasing Ctrl to turn off preview...of course Ctrl doesnt have to be the button.