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Hi all,

Sorry for top-posting. I am on the phone.

Anyway, just want to pick out a single from all your points: the single quote correction.
The reason why it's off by default is because it is not clever enough to tell when an apostrophe 
(as in Rock 'n' roll, in the worst case with exactly that spelling) or an actual quote is meant, as 
the key pressed in either case is the same. The compromise then of course is that we get neither 
typographically correct... which seems to lead lots of people to misappropriate accents for 

On 09.02.14 09:34 Jean-Francois Nifenecker wrote:
Hello Tom,

Le 08/02/2014 21:59, Tom Davies a écrit :

However, I'm a bit confused by the "No Stylist, no Navigator, missing
settings.".  Do you mean those things are not open by default?  They
seem to be there for me after doing an install but just not open and
ready to use.

In my FR installs the Stylist and the Navigator are installed but not
displayed. I know very few users who actually know these tools exist and
what they are meant for, not telling about displaying or using them :(

As for the default settings, I have been wondering since the very first
times of OOo 1.1.1 why the French apostrophe is not setup (the setting
is available) while the French quote is. As a consequence most French
users use the wrong character and create faulty documents. The automatic
setting would be soooo easy to add...

Other lacking settings: display non-printing chars, activate the backup
copy, prefer the richer LibO dialogs, adjust zoom settings.
In Writer: add an Insert from file toolbutton, set the Table toolbar
position non-floating.
In Draw: add a Fontwork toolbutton (the Fontwork toolbar can't do what
this button does; or did I miss smthg?)

Optionally, some extensions can really help, like AltSearch.

I'm not sure if someone from documentation is also working on the
types of things you are writing.  Even if they are there is a good
chance they have stalled and might appreciate someone else taking over
what they have done so far and that might help give you some other
ideas or confirm some of the ones you had already.

Well, what I'm writing is about FR installs, though some common
denominator could be found between languages (Stylist and Navigator come
to mind).

Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

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