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


Den sön 16 juni 2019 kl 08:43 skrev Luuk <luuk34@gmail.com>:

>
> 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.
>

That's not my experience. I'd rather say that most user's will use the
right click menu, only a few (like myself) use the keyboard for that. It's
very frustrating to look at. People are writing and they need to copy some
text, they move their hand to the mouse and it all takes like forever.


Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg


>
> 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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References:
[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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