When making a large slide show (I have one with 400+ slides) it is very tedious to create custom slide shows selecting slides to include or not one at a time. It would be super useful to be able to search by tag or text on the slides on either side ("existing slides" list or "selected slides" list) to assist in the organization process.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open custom slide show dialog
2. search through slides one by one tediously
3. be sad when slides change
sadness and frustration
convenience and happiness using search to improve productivity
User Profile Reset: No
Created attachment 146130 [details]
modified custom slide show create dialog showing filters
this would make my life more productive and happier
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Created attachment 150479 [details]
Example of slide sorting options
Added an example, with a few more interface options.
This is a feature request - the ability to tag or otherwise assign slides into multiple groups then select those groups or from those groups to create custom slide shows which are a subset of all slides.
Examples of this are:
Slide deck with one slide per issue, issues move from one category to another (such as bug, enhancement, unconfirmed or (public/all), proprietary, highly confidential). This feature would make it easier to have one master slide deck that can be quickly filtered for presentation to different audiences or to show different states.
Created attachment 152728 [details]
Mockup for the requested change
So you would be happy with a search field to find the right slide (given the names are assigned more sensible). No objection here, it's a small change the has no negative effect on the other users.
It would be great to get what you describe with groups. It's part of the discussion around the Navigator in bug 90244 or bug 43511 (and many other, see bug 103030). But let's stick to the simple solution.
Yes, a search field would be fine - though as I indicated in the mock-up, it would be nice to add all matching results as a matter of convenience.