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Jan Holesovsky-4 wrote
Empty start center, with no documents:

With two text lines, can font for Welcome be bumped a couple points larger?
And could fonts be assigned a couple of complementary colors from the green
pallet to echo the SideBar --bolder for the Welcome (green 2), and subdued
for the sidebar use note (green 3)?

You can see some differences to the design, most notably:

- Create
  When playing with that, it started to annoy me that it is _above_ the
  separator line, and that it has smaller font size.  Also, it logically
  belongs to the group of the buttons, so I moved it there, gave it the
  same size as the button text, and added a colon.  I believe it works
  pretty well ;-)


- Open File
  I changed the pure 'Open' to 'Open File' - I think it goes better with
  the explanatory Writer Document / Calc Spreadsheet etc.

+1,  but the suggestion of adding a suitable Icon to the button--maybe to
the right of the label?

- Thumbnails
  I considerably increased their size, and improved their drawing
  algorithm to antialias the pictures.  Also for the files that have no
  thumbnail, I made it look like the icon is on a piece of paper; looks
  much more consistently when there are more documents open.

+1, going to the nominal ~256px icons is the right choice.  On a full 1920 x
1080 pixel HD monitor we see 18 thumbnails and a vertical scroll bar to
uncover the rest of the 25 current limit.  I like the treatment for the
non-thumbnail available icons.   Might need to reduce the scale factor for 
the  Math .odf formulas, they are a bit too over size.

I've posted up a screen capture of a filled  thumbnail view with scroll bar
on that size display.


Finally - there are still things to fix around accessibility, haven't
changed a bit there; but that shouldn't be affected by the UI freeze, I
still plan to have a look.

Good, I've got a laundry list--mostly with Widget sequencing, SC and
Template Manager.


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