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Hi Alex,
2012/3/1 Alexander Wilms <>

Hi Mirek,

sorry that it took so long to reply.

Regarding the color schemes: I don't know how exactly that works, but
Christoph mentiones them in the commented Wiki pages he sent me. I guess
one can import an xml that contains the information that is displayed in
the 'formatting' window.

The claud button does indeed pull templates from the online repository.

I think it would be better to keep the Help button in the bottom row since
this is how it works in every other dialogue in LO. I think VCL even
arranges those buttons to fit the standard of each OS.

No other dialog in LibO has its own toolbar. LibreOffice itself sports a
help icon in the toolbar. Besides, it´s quite irregular for modern
applications to feature "Help" among its bottom choice of buttons, and it´s
disorienting for users. The bottom list of buttons should include only
buttons that either confirm or cancel the action.

In my opinion, the single click to select is a bit complicated, at least
on the desktop. E.g. the details are only shown if a certain template is
selected. But such behaviour might be implemented and be enabled depending
whether LO runs on a PC or a tablet.

A lot of new computers are going to be hybrids, built for both touch and
mouse+keyboard input.
Double-click has proven to be confusing to new users, which is why mobile
operating systems (including Android and Windows 8 Metro UI) don´t use it,
why Gnome is moving away from it, and why KDE´s Dophin and Google Docs use
single-click for opening files.

It´s just going to be easier if we forgo the double-click and implement
single-click behavior that would work for both touch and mouse+keyboard

Kind Regards


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