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On 1/28/2014 2:00 PM, Daniel Hulse wrote:

>Some people have said that the sidebar emphasizes direct formatting. Those
 people are wrong.

In as much as it shows that direct formatting is possible, it is an abomination.

I would not know there was such a thing as styles if it were not for the sidebar.

I take it you never ever looked at the formatting bar --- which is also a thing accursed, but it saved from being an abomination, because it does display the name of the style, and provide similar functionality as whatever WP had, that so many people request, and fail to recognize is already present in LibO, by judicious use of the formatting bar.

Many times, people want to make one-page documents  that they can quickly make and print out, and 
direct ad-hoc formatting is
 perfectly fine for that.

If you don't understand why direct formatting is an abomination in a one-off one time only document, you don't understand the virtue of styles. I assume you already know that 70% of the time, that "one-off one time only document" is neither a one time only thing, nor a one-off document".

I don't like menus. Menus are a good thing for fully-featured applications

Menus are _mandatory_ if LibO is to have any hope of being a11y.
As is, LibO is barely a11y. "Barely a11y" is probably overstating how anti-a11y the current setup is.


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