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2018-12-16

[#14543] do not call telephony/dial service on fax fields
Summary do not call telephony/dial service on fax fields
Queue Horde Framework Packages
Type Enhancement
State Feedback
Priority 1. Low
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Requester birnbacs (at) gmail (dot) com
Created 2016-12-19 (727 days ago)
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Updated 2016-12-20 (726 days ago)
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2016-12-20 12:09:00 birnbacs (at) gmail (dot) com Comment #3 Reply to this comment
I don't think this is really necessary. It's easy to grasp for end 
users that there is something like a common phone field type with 
common functionality. At most I can see adding an attribute/field 
option to disable telephony links.
Subclassing Horde_ Form_Type_phone sounds like less work. Plus one 
could provide different icons for phone / fax / mobilephone fields, 
which would lift usability up one notch.

Currently all icons are cellphones. Application "Astra" contains a 
nice icon for a fixed-line phone that could be used for the purpose.

2016-12-20 11:50:40 Jan Schneider Comment #2
State ⇒ Feedback
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I don't think this is really necessary. It's easy to grasp for end 
users that there is something like a common phone field type with 
common functionality. At most I can see adding an attribute/field 
option to disable telephony links.
2016-12-19 16:17:52 birnbacs (at) gmail (dot) com Comment #1
Type ⇒ Enhancement
State ⇒ New
Priority ⇒ 1. Low
Summary ⇒ do not call telephony/dial service on fax fields
Queue ⇒ Horde Framework Packages
Milestone ⇒
Patch ⇒ No
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Currently, a fax number will be rendered using Horde_Form_Type_Phone, 
which will hook up to the telephony/dial API and display a dialling 
link. This will not be desirable in most cases.
To prevent this there should be a dedicated Horde_Form_Type_Fax for a 
fax number or any other non-diallable numbers.

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