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Documentation Team Meeting Minutes November 11th 2021 at 18:00 UTC.

Presents: Steve, Olivier


TDF Jitsi

Completed items:

Pending items:
AI: Join_The_Doc_Team.odp
    + Will review and enhance it (Dave)
AI: Consider a video (3 min) introducing doc team and doc tasks (OH)
AI: Give Moodle credentials to Mitchell

Activities (recap)
    Not started
    + Base Guide update
    + Math Guide update
    Ongoing work
    Review draft Calc Guide chapters
    Review draft Draw / Impress chapters
    Review Calc function wiki pages
    Address problems with Help (Olivier)


Topics and Discussion:
* Guides: Time to update the BASE Guide?
     + After the Calc guide is published (SF)
     + Steve raises hand!

* Clean Direct Formatting
     + What tool to use for cleaning direct formatting? (SF)
     + I had my own macro: (OH)

Sub CleanDF
rem Simple script to clean direct formatting of paragraphs.
rem Note: it does not clean paragraphs in tables or frames
rem -------------------------------------------------------------------
rem define variables
    dim document   as Object
    dim dispatcher as Object
    oParEnum = Thiscomponent.Text.createEnumeration()
    document   = ThisComponent.CurrentController.Frame
    dispatcher = createUnoService("")
dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:GoToStartOfDoc", "", 0, Array())
    Do While oParEnum.hasMoreElements()
       oPar = oParEnum.nextElement()
       If oPar.supportsService("") Then
dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:GoToStartOfLine", "", 0, Array()) dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:EndOfParaSel", "", 0, Array()) dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:ResetAttributes", "", 0, Array()) dispatcher.executeDispatch(document, ".uno:GoToNextPara", "", 0, Array())
       End If
    msgbox "Done cleaning"
End Sub
rem -------------------------------------------------------------------

     + Food for thought on preparing chapter for publication
        + create an extension with macros for
         - clean direct formatting
         - clean bulleted and number list
         - sanity check of styles: detect non-official styles
             + add comment where it exist, prompt user...
         - extension can add a toolbar or submenu for ease of use
             + can also be part of chapter template

* Template changer:

LibreOffice Documentation/English/Contributor Resources/Other Resources/

* Calc Functions Wiki
     + MAny functions ready for translation
     + Call communities to work on translations
     + good starting point for community members on translation
     + Check with Ilmari is everything is OK to announce.

Meeting ajourned
Next meeting : *THURSDAY* November 25th 2021 at 18:00 UTC.
Olivier Hallot
LibreOffice Documentation Coordinator
Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - Local Time: UTC-03:00
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