From: sun shine <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 17:31
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Any plans to incorporate anything from the Lotus Symphony UI?
On 19/02/13 17:25, Tanstaafl wrote:
On 2013-02-19 11:44 AM, sun shine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On 19/02/13 16:33, Tanstaafl wrote:
I read recently that IBM had finally donated all of the Lotus Symphony
UI code to AOO...
Are there any plans to at least take a look at this code and possibly
cherry pick it to give a facelift for LO? I don't want (hate!) the
ribbon in MSO, but would love to see the UI with a decent
And what did you have in mind?
Tabbed interface (should be optional/easy to drag/move a doc out into its own window),
formatting tools/toolbars on the side (Symphony are on the right, but should be movable),
TaskPane (similar to the ribbon, but doesn't replace the menus), and there are others...
Lots to pick from, so it should at least be on the table...
These are reasonable suggestions.
I personally would like to see an improvement in the ease with which to adjust the bullet/
numbering options. One of my biggest bug-bears with LibO (and OOo before that) is the unreasonable
difficulty the user experiences with bulleted and numbered lists. I know a couple of others who
seem to experience a similar level of difficulty, so I would certainly put this on my wish list :-)
Is there a request list available?
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