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On 11/10/15 23:24, Virgil Arrington wrote:
One frustration I've noticed recently is with LO's "Sidebar." In the past, I had
my paragraph styles locked in a Sidebar. Now, the Styles box shares the Sidebar
with the Properties, Gallery, and Navigator boxes, and when I open a new file,
it defaults to the Properties box (a la AOO), when I *want* the Styles box. So,
with every document, I now have to click on the Styles icon in the Sidebar. I've
looked everywhere to find a way to make "Styles" the default Sidebar box, but
with no luck. To, me this was a totally unnecessary UI "improvement."

+1 on this

But I can slide the styles box to appear at the top of the side bar and this
setting not only 'sticks' with the document but remains for new documents
started and for others opened.

I practically only use writer, sometimes a spreadsheet but almost never the
other modules.

I know nearly every user has preferences for how Gui's should work and you can't
please everybody.  However, stability does have a large part to play.

My personal peeve is the navigation buttons at the bottom of the main right hand
scroll bar of writer.  I always use them in 'page up/page down mode' but they
can be reconfigured to 19 other functions, at last view.

Unfortunately for me, when I use the Find function (frequently) either from the
search box on the bottom line or crtl-F or ctrl-H, this changes the
configuration of the pageup/down navigation buttons to 'find'.

It would be nice to have the nav buttons setting independent of other settings.


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