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Yes, but fixing this would be a larger rework. Not only from the code
hacking perspective - also for UX considerations.

I don't doubt that. Currently it's just really illogical.

And first we would need to do an analysis, which options are currently
stored in the Document and which are only application settings. From
what I've seen so far, this is not easy to see in the code - it's easier
to do some "reverse engineering" and try to find this out manually.

Haha. This is "fun" in the way Michael Meeks uses the word.

So .. I still find this confusing, but some people might miss this option.
I'd love to have the Usage tracking data :(
I'd say most people won't notice, but removing this completely now
that it's there doesn't seem an option—for now it probably has to
stay. Okay, is it possible to combine all the things under Objects
into one option "[X] Show graphical objects" [1] and then simply add
the new checkbox the dialogue?

[1] What's the use case for these options? Screen-reader friendliness?
Lower resource usage?

Normally such options were introduced for performance reasons at a time
when 4MB (not GB) were standard for a computer's RAM (and the graphic
card's memory was still measured in kB).
Although it is easy to remove these settings (or just have one joined
setting for all the graphical objects) I'd rather remove one silly
option (grid color) instead of two.

I don't find the grid colour option to be completely silly (it just
shouldn't be there twice, confusing you, me and most other users). A
pink grid on white may be, but if you want to create something
visually appealing (it's a spreadsheet, I know), a white grid on dark
grey etc. might help.

This opens a new point btw: if someone wants to clean up the Calc
settings (means give a specification from a user's perspective what can
be removed or combined) I'd likely find some time to work on an

I'll try to work on this, in fact, I already made screenshots of all
LibO option pages a few days ago, to analyse what should go. There are
some really weird things in the options, the Memory page is one of
these, but also the option to turn of tooltips, or use a font other
than the system font for the user interface...


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