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my name is Fernando Andrade, and i have an idea for the graphical interface
of Libre Office.
It is a little bit based on Mac OS X and Ubuntu, minimalistic
and functional but a lot different of the actual LO interface. Microsoft
made a step in the right direction in 2007 when they introduced in the
market the new interface, although many people didn't like it nowadays
people cant use other interface, because the MS Office interface
have eye-candy and is useful and productive.

Now it is time to LO do the changes that will make the difference, i picked
the concept of a Dock, introduced by Steve Jobs on NextStep, and aplied it
to the toolbars. Instead of ugly toolbars or the tabs thing of MS Office, a
dock would work nice. But how do i apply a fancy dock like docky on the
toolbars, it just don't make sense. Well its just the dock concept, the
thing i call docklet.

It works like a dock in the way that we can drag and drop icons to
add functionalities that we need, or drag and drop to remove the ones we
don't need. when clicked a drop down menu appears with the info and the
options that we have.

As an example the character related info(Bolted, Italic, Underlined, font,
size, color, highlight, etc..) in only a small and beutiful menu, with
a beautiful icon.

[image: rffff.bmp]

In the picture you can see what i mean, its just the concept of some thing
the menu can be on a global menu like he ones on MacOS or Ubuntu, on windows
it could show  on top of the docklet. If you like this concept please replay
to me, i have more idieas and you would need the full concept, this is just
a raw draw made directly from my brain to the file via ms paint...

Thank you for your time;
Open regards;
Fernando Andrade

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