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Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-space

On Sun, 16 Jun 2019 08:41:42 +0200
Luuk <luuk34@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 16-6-2019 05:59, V Stuart Foote wrote:
> > Luuk wrote
> >> Why did this option not get a 'reserverd place in the menu' ?
> >> together with the shortcut-key reference (
> >> <Alt>
> >> +X) ?
> >>
> >> An option like
> >> <Ctrl>
> >> +C is only known to all people (more than 75 % ??),
> >> because the shortcut key is next to it in the menu!
> > Hmm, interesting question. The BZ tdf#73691 sheds no light, and I
> > can't remember any discussion of adding it to a menu. But it was
> > prominently advertised in the release notes for 5.1
> > <https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.1#Unicode_character_input_with_Alt.2BX>
> >
> > The actual .uno:UnicodeNotationToggle command is available to
> > assign in Customization receiving default en-US name in
> > Customization of "Toggle Unicode Notation" and can be added to
> > Menu, Toolbars, and Context menu. It shows for LibreOffice globally
> > as <Alt>+x -- Command Name and the keyboard shortcut are localized
> > and configured by os.
> >
> > I could possibly see it assigned to the Standard toolbar,
> > adjacent to the Special character dialog button.
> > But, I'm not sure how it could be ussed from menu, and which menu
> > -- Insert, Format or even Tools -- would hold it. Checked, and it
> > does _not_ appear on any MS Office menus.
> >
> > So kind of seems the enhancement of the BZ issue was fully
> > implemented--with no functional reason to add it to a menu just to
> > expose the shortcut.
> >
> > Stuart
> >
> Thanks for the explanation.
> There are other function which are useless in the menu, like i.e.
> CTRL+C. Most (read 'all') users will use their keyboard.

Not true. Copy does not have a universal accelerator unfortunately,
sometimes it is Shift+Ctrl+C or other things. So I sometimes use the
menu in applications that I'm not completely familiar with.

> About the position of 'ToglleUnicodeNotation' in the menu (if that
> ever becomes an issue 😉),  the 'edit' menu is a better place,
> because it's not inserting something.
> Luuk

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Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-spaceLuuk <luuk34@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-spaceJohnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum@gmail.com>
[libreoffice-users] insert non-breaking semi-spaceEric Beversluis <ebever@researchintegration.org>
Re: [libreoffice-users] insert non-breaking semi-spaceEric Beversluis <ebever@researchintegration.org>
[libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-spaceV Stuart Foote <VStuart.Foote@utsa.edu>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-spaceLuuk <luuk34@gmail.com>
[libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-spaceV Stuart Foote <VStuart.Foote@utsa.edu>
Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: insert non-breaking semi-spaceLuuk <luuk34@gmail.com>
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