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Anyone else find the Touchscreen Door Closing UI confusing?

Discussion in 'Model X: User Interface' started by RobertSeattle, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. RobertSeattle

    RobertSeattle Member

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    I've only been an X owner for about a week now but have multiple times clicked the wrong button when meaning to close a FWD, and instead opened the driver or passenger doors. Happens when I am trying to be quick (like child drop off). My brain is trained that top means front, but in the UI, the top of the screen is the FWD, not the driver or passenger doors.
     
  2. aesculus

    aesculus Still Trying to Figure this All Out

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    Yeah. Sort of.
     
  3. commasign

    commasign Active Member

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    Agreed. Would prefer the front door controls to be higher up on the screen since we traditionally think of top of the screen as representing front or forward direction.
     
  4. umeshunni

    umeshunni Member

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    Yes - I've had the same thought a few times. Submit feedback?
     
  5. vjlvjl

    vjlvjl Bluebird

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    @OP, Yes, they are confusing and are not arranged logically. I would encourage you to send your feature change request to [email protected]

    I sent them my feedback on this topic on April 25th. Heard back from a Technical Support Sepcialist the next day saying they'll pass on my feedback to the right folks at Tesla.
     
  6. Gwgan

    Gwgan Almost a wagon

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    Yes. I think I'm finally getting used to it but still hope they change it. Is like more perspective so proximity warnings for both front and FW doors can be represented.
     
  7. vandacca

    vandacca ReActive Member

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    I agree, the current setup is not intuitive.
     
  8. Aljohn

    Aljohn Member

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    I figured it out because of the shape of the FWD Icons. But always want to press the wrong button. It takes me a second to pick the correct one. Would seem more intuitive to place them in the order of front and rear. At least the Frunk and Trunk aren't reversed.
     
  9. K-MTG

    K-MTG Sunshade Captain of TMC

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    Yea, I rather have a big graphic of the car and I can just click on the door to open the door, etc....
     
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  10. EV-lutioin

    EV-lutioin Active Member

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    I agree, then it would work just like the fob... click on the door/hatch you want to open.
     
  11. loganintx

    loganintx Member

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    After having the car for a few days, I like that the front door buttons are at the bottom of the screen. Makes it a bit closer to my finger and those are the ones I open 90% of the time.
     
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