On 21 Aug 2020, at 15:50, Steve (GMail) <email@example.com> wrote:
Thanks for your efforts drafting that.
Some initial thoughts:
I presume that much of the material in the section entitled "Using toolbars" will be the same for
each LO component? If so, would it be more effective to include it in the Getting Started Guide
and cross-reference from the other guides?
In terms of identifying the options that are assigned to a toolbar in its default configuration,
I think I'd prefer simple lists of bullet points (rather than screenshots of lengthy menus).
Probably a personal preference, but this approach reduces possible distraction from different
icon sets and ticks, etc. One list of bullet points could come directly after the screenshot of
the toolbar and list the visible options in the toolbar, from left to right. A subsequent set of
bullet points could list the "invisible" items, presented in the order that they appear in the
toolbar's right-click menu. (I suppose we could also try listing all assigned options in tabular
form, with headings "Command", "Visible", and "Invisible", putting a tick in the 2nd or 3rd
column as appropriate).
I'm happy to hear other views!
------ Original Message ------
From: "Peter Schofield" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Steve (GMail)" <email@example.com>
Cc: "LibreOffice" <Documentation@global.libreoffice.org>
Sent: 21/08/2020 09:15:25
Subject: Toolbars in LibreOffice - an appendix?
I have place an example appendix about toolbars in Impress 7.0 Drafts folder. This is to give
everybody an idea about my idea of a toolbar appendix.
Please review and make comment.
The appendix os only an example and is definitely NOT a finished piece of work.
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