Are you guys talking about a build time configure switch, a runtime
command line argument to soffice, or past each other?
Kind of getting lost in the noise, but Bryan Q. had proposed unilaterally in
https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/19086 to clobber the SplashScreen. He's
abandoned that heavy handed approach, and several parallel facets are being
addressed, both Design/Branding and implementation.
Please read the whole thread...
There is no immediacy to the issue as at the moment folks who do not want to
see a splash screen can disable it by changing 'Logo=1' to 'Logo=0' in the
soffice.ini configuration file in the installation directory. Of course
that is per-machine not per-user. Alternatively, soffice.bin or soffice.exe
can be launched from command line (when on PATH) with flag "-nologo" which
So, retaining a SplashScreen by default should cause little concern for
folks who might object to it--as they can simply suppress it. What might be
desirable, is a a more convenient way to disable it via GUI--either a check
box, or as a stanza in Advanced Configuration.
As to design/branding --despite Adolfo's objections otherwise-- the
artwork/branding for the 5.0 release was done by "contest" and finalized by
paid graphic artist--result was agreed to by community. But there is
"residual" work to be done refreshing the TDF/LibreOffice branding which
dates from 3.3 and 4.0 era. But that is a different topic.
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Re: [libreoffice-design] Remove SplashScreen · Jan Holesovsky
Re: [libreoffice-design] Remove SplashScreen · Cor Nouws
[libreoffice-design] Re: Remove SplashScreen · Marc Paré
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