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Re: [libreoffice-documentation] Extended tips and the "What's This?" menu option


I think we should mention in the guides (where the Help and the
Options dialog are descrived) that those features are not working in
this release, to save people thinking they are doing something wrong.
Jean

On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 4:10 AM Olivier Hallot
<olivier.hallot@libreoffice.org> wrote:
>
> The extended tips are not solved yet in the Help for LibreOffice.
>
> It may be removed in the Guide, but it will return when we fix the issue.
>
> https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=118148
>
> Olivier
>
>
> Em 29/06/2020 14:51, Kevin Berry escreveu:
> > If they aren't functional, should they be removed?
> > Gordon Bates
> > berrykevin321@gmaill.com <mailto:berrykevin321@gmaill.com>
> > github.com/jdoes <http://github.com/jdoes>
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 2:54 AM Steve (GMail)
> > <stevemfanning.wh@gmail.com <mailto:stevemfanning.wh@gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> > Good morning Olivier,
> >
> > Before I joined the project, I understand that these options did
> > something useful. (I can't define exactly what or when!)
> >
> > As reported in bug 120538, they have not worked for some time, since
> > the
> > Help system was upgraded.
> >
> > In Calc, the Help > What's This? option on the Menu bar appears to be
> > available (not greyed out) but doesn't appear to do anything. Similarly
> > the Tools > Options > LibreOffice > General > Help > Extended tips
> > option isn't greyed out but doesn't appear to do anything.
> >
> > In the latest Calc Guide, the text implies that these options will do
> > something useful. The 6.0 Writer Guide gives the same impression and I
> > haven't checked others. I am uncomfortable ignoring the fact that these
> > options don't anything and running the risk of confusing readers.
> >
> > Do we have an agreement about how cases like this should be
> > addressed in
> > the guides?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Steve
> >

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