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Hi : So point by point, here are my two cents :

2012/7/30 listas <>

Here goes some features proposals to improve LibreOffice UI.
I Wrote most of this a long ago for OpenOffice and the screenshots are
old but i think everything still apply to LibreOffice.

- Create a popdown menu like the one of the "new" button but in the "open"
button in which will apear the recently opened documents.
   Delphi and Lazarus( already have something like
this.(screenshot atached)

You can't attach screenshots (or others files) in mails sent to the mailing
list, you must store them somewhere online (File server, Ubuntu One, Drop
Box, Fileserve, or the best your own page on the LibO wiki), else we can't
see it !

- join the alignment buttons in one button with a popdown menu like coler
choser button. You also see this in WordPerfect.

Personnaly, I don't use it a lot know that I use styles, but before I used
them so much, I would prefer them to stay separated, (less clicks for a
very used action - for me-)

 - Create themes for the organization of menus and buttons. Examples of
could be: "MS Offce, WordPerfect Office,, 1.x. This way people could change the layout to the one
they are
more used to, and the learning curve becomes small. WordPerfect
Office already have something like this.

I think this would be a lot of work, not so useful : Fw people would change
(even know they can change) the order. Majority of people keep the default
theme/ergonomy..., So I think designer and programmers' time would be best
used by making the best default possible than making lot of "themes"

 - Make possible to dock some windows in the rigth or/and left side of the
main window like in CoreDraw and like the screenshot that goes attached
 to this mail. One tab should be created automaticaly for each window and
like i did, I just created a toolbar. The left-sidebar of Konqueror also
this. Also make the options on the screenshot always available on the right
side and remove them from the toolbar.

I do not see exactly what you means, but with the very few I understood (or
misunderstood), I think it can be a good thing. Could you join the
screenshot as I explained earlier and give example of windows ?

- Create something like Perfect Expert.

What do you means ?

- Rewrite the bibliography manager ui... Check Word 2007 bibliography
as an example.

I just agree it's a pain to use (I didn't used finally for my reports this
year I've not been able to do what I wanted easily.

Most of this feature are based in Corel WordPerfect Office(till 11, didn't
tested lastest version) witch is much easy to use than MS Office, please
more to worperfect.
I know people that used MS Offce some years and when started using
said that it is much easier.
Lotus Symphony is a good example as well.

Never tried Wordperfect, but my impressions on Lotus have been (on Linux, I
heard it was better on Windows) : Good ideas, but bad implementation, not
really finished, and slow.

Now I only use and recoment LibreOffice but i miss some feature and

Sorry for my bad english but i'm Portugese.

Don't be, I'm French and my english is worst han your's !

Best wishes

You too, and remenber : these are just my thoughts !



PS : Sorry for having been so long to answer : I finished studies, got a
job and so had to move more than 500 km and lot of other things : Not a lot
of time these months...

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