Sometimes, a page is edited and would not be edited. A edit switch would prevent wrongful edit action.
on the other hand, an edit button would slow down the workflow. in my case, being able to edit quickly is a feature, not a problem.
maybe a lock button (or shortcut) to Prevent editing would be a better solution. so ppl who want to avoid mistakes use the lock, and we still retain the fast edit
I vote for this. A page tag like
or something like that to make a page read only and a toggle button (or manually editing the page property) should be ideal. I have some articles downloaded from internet that I want to make not modifiable by default.
Is the request here more about not wanting to accidentally edit your own pages or about wanting to make some public pages editable and some not editable? If the latter, I agree, but if the former—is this really a significant issue for people, accidentally editing their own pages? Honestly curious.
I think that both cases. If you make a page readonly you don’t want it to be edited via Web (published) o via the Desktop app.
I would like a setting that would allow you to mark a block for editing before you can actually edit it. A bit like a modal editor / vim. This would prevent any accidental edits / deletions.
Mobile versions would benefit from this. It’s so easy to change some Iago when doing some selection. A worst case would be that you do a change and don’t notice it.
I would agree that the UI for this ID going to be more difficult that a simple button for slow editing