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[libreoffice-documentation] Meeting Minutes of the documentation team 5/29/2019


Wednesday May 29th 2019, at 18:00 UTC

Presents: Drew Jensen, Dave Barton, Cathy Crumbley, LibreOfficiant,
Olivier Hallot, Caroline

Fall back chat:
https://irc.documentfoundation.org/?settings=#libreoffice-doc

Telegram group
https://t.me/joinchat/ALeRuUFCxyZY0wzoddldWQ

TDF Jitsi room
https://jitsi.documentfoundation.org/tdfdocteam

Agenda + Discussion

+ Contributors guide:
https://nextcloud.documentfoundation.org/s/xikgjGYgGTjr2ni
+ Quite old (Dave)
+ Need rewrite, update on terminology (Dave)
+ Consistency is important (all)
+ Use the cloud nature of the tool and update directly / add
comments (Drew)
+ Comments are hard to use/see in NextCloud (Dave)
+ Move Contributor Guide to wiki (Consensus)

+ Chart Chapter
+ buggy !!! (Cathy)
+ so many different directions on how to do
+ Guide: whe should go for menus (?)
+ menus has everithing (Dave)
+ several methods to describe (Cathy)
+ Menus and notebook bars, worsen things (drew)
+ The side bar is always the same (drew)
+ Sidebar is partial (drew)

+ References to toolbars icons shold be de-emphasized
+ icon theme issues
+ hard to insert icon in text
+ breaks paragraph layout smoothness
+ depends on toobar customization
+ Mention toolbar with no icon specific
+ mention context menu
+ Context menu is a set of commands available to the selected
object

+ Graphics:
+ Drawings in Draw are objects when embedded in Writer
+ Convert OLE object into image
+ Use PNG format. JPEG has quality trade-off.

+ Inserting images
+ frame resizing issue (dave)

Warm Welcome to Caroline:
"hi team - I am a professional Tech Writer in the USA with 5 years of
Tech Writing experience & 20 years of business experience - I do
this OL volunteer stuff on the side (part-time) - a lot of the same
issues happen in the corporate world as we discuss in this forum - big
fan of the database tool as I loathe Access - have a happy healthy week"



Next meeting Wednesday June 12th 2019, at 18:00 UTC
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Olivier Hallot
LibreOffice Documentation Coordinator
Comunidade LibreOffice
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - Local Time: UTC-03:00
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