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Re: [libreoffice-documentation] LO version 7.0 user guide template


I really need to make time to look at the v7 template and see what
other problems I think it has.
Jean

On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 7:22 PM Peter Schofield <psauthor@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello Jean
>
> I will try an experiment.
>
> Presently I am updating Impress Chapter 2. I will change heading colour to black, then submit for review. Yes or NO.
>
> It will be very easy to change the colour if black is not approved.
>
> It will be a few days before I have finished the Chapter 2 update.
>
> Regards
> Peter Schofield
> psauthor@gmail.com
>
>
>
> > On 24 Jun 2020, at 11:17, Jean Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Using black for all heading colours is certainly the easiest solution,
> > and I'm a big fan of "simplify, simplify" -- including using as few
> > font changes (bold, italic, etc) as possible, but that's a different
> > story.
> > Jean
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 7:10 PM Peter Schofield <psauthor@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hello Jean
> >>
> >> Should we change the template so that heading colour is black and solve this problem?
> >>
> >> Peter Schofield
> >> psauthor@gmail.com
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> On 24 Jun 2020, at 11:05, Jean Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> FYI, for the print books (which are in b/w) I change the heading
> >>> colours to black because of these problems with colours printing too
> >>> pale.
> >>>
> >>> Jean
> >>>
> >>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 6:54 PM Peter Schofield <psauthor@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Hello Pulkit
> >>>>
> >>>> I have to agree with you about the colours causing problems on black and white printing.
> >>>>
> >>>> The proposed Impress colour (a33e03) comes out medium grey, but is darker than the original colour used for headings. The LO green (18A303) is a very light grey.
> >>>>
> >>>> Another suggestion — why not use the standard black for all headings? It will make it easier to manage the template.
> >>>>
> >>>> Just tested the Note area colour. That comes out as a very pale grey.
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards
> >>>> Peter Schofield
> >>>> psauthor@gmail.com
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> On 24 Jun 2020, at 10:40, Pulkit Krishna <pulkitkrishna00@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The colors for other Guides are OK but for getting started guide it is
> >>>>> Grey. I don't think it will look good. Yellow for Draw would also be a
> >>>>> problem I think. When printed in Black and white I think most of the colors
> >>>>> will create problems.
> >>>>> Pulkit Krishna
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2020 at 2:06 PM Jean Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> I am opposed to using different colour headings for different user guides,
> >>>>>> both for the reason Peter mentions (regarding volunteers) and because I
> >>>>>> think it detracts from a unified look for LO as a whole. I haven’t looked
> >>>>>> at the draft template yet, but I’m wondering if all the colours are equally
> >>>>>> readable.
> >>>>>> Jean
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On Wed, 24 Jun 2020 at 17:23 Peter Schofield <psauthor@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I have just completed version 7.0 of the Preface and Chapter 1 of the
> >>>>>>> Impress user guide, but now have a question about the template proposal
> >>>>>>> from Olivier.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> In the draft template the colour of the headings changes depending on
> >>>>>>> which user guide you are writing/updating to bring the headings into line
> >>>>>>> with the colours used for the front and rear covers of each user guide.
> >>>>>>> This is a good idea, but control could be a problem.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> My question is will all of the Documentation Team volunteers remember to
> >>>>>>> change the heading colour? The instructions for colour change are at the
> >>>>>>> back of the draft template and may get missed when somebody does not read
> >>>>>>> the template instructions. Also, are all the volunteers confident enough
> >>>>>> to
> >>>>>>> change the headings to a specific colour? I had no problem, but I am used
> >>>>>>> to working with colour in user guides.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Solution is is to create a template for each user guide with the heading
> >>>>>>> colours already changed. However, this is definitely extra work,
> >>>>>> especially
> >>>>>>> when the template has to be updated.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Would appreciate opinions on this.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Regards
> >>>>>>> Peter Schofield
> >>>>>>> psauthor@gmail.com
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
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