[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Modify the "format paintbrush" behaviour
christoph at dogmatux.com
Thu Nov 24 12:26:49 PST 2011
Hi Maxime, hi Lior!
Just to say sorry that I missed your short discussion - my mail program
(the automatic filter) moved all replies to a different folder. So, now
I'm aware and still agree :-)
Am Donnerstag, den 24.11.2011, 21:18 +0100 schrieb Christoph Noack:
> Hi Maxime, all!
> Wow, you ask somebody who never was in favor of having so many different
> "transfer the formatting"-functionality in LibreOffice / OOo ;-)
> Am Donnerstag, den 24.11.2011, 14:59 +0100 schrieb Maxime de Roucy:
> > Hello
> > I am the author of https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43067
> > For me the "format paintbrush" function should copy and paste the exact
> > format of text and paragraph.
> > The selected text where the format is apply should look exactly like the
> > text where the format has been copied.
> > Do you agree ?
> So, I've read parts of the spec, looked at the LibO issue and the OOo
> issue. So if I get it right, you ask whether the "hard formatting" from
> the source object should replace any "hard formatting" of the target
> object? Today, we seem only to add the "hard" formatting to the target.
> Right? If yes, then I agree with your point-of-view - although we do
> have lots of user who might be used to the given kind of behavior.
> And now my *personal* point-of-view: There shouldn't be a format
> paintbrush, but the copy-and-paste functionality might be used as well
> to copy styles / formatting.
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