[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Keep-ratio behaviour
michael.meeks at suse.com
Mon Oct 31 09:03:34 PDT 2011
First - thanks for the great feedback.
On Mon, 2011-10-31 at 15:28 +0100, Astron wrote:
> I had not thought of that in my previous response to Alexander (on the
> design list), but (in my view) you are absolutely correct with regards
> to this being a misfeature for photos/raster graphics. But I wouldn't
> go so far as to reverse the meaning of the Shift key. I think the best
> solution would be to turn the existing "Keep ratio" option on
> automatically when importing a raster image.
Sounds good to me - hopefully there is -some- discoverable way to
forcibly re-size those though. I suspect this "keep ratio" option is
reasonably hard to find.
Interesting, setting "Keep Ratio" on an object in the options page has
no effect at all on user sizing it (it seems) ;-) I can still stretch it
as much as I like once outside that dialog - although the setting is
How about; if "keep ratio" is set - we make the image corner scale with
that ratio by default, but still allow the side handles to re-size it ?
> Sadly, there seem to be no news from Federico's attempt to change
> the Drawing toolbar (Christoph first mentioned better status bar
> information there, I think).
AFAICS his work was run into the ground by over-much feedback, not all
of it positive :-) [ and now he is working on sexy UI things in GNOME
Shell / Zeitgeist AFAICS ].
Anyhow - just to split the mails up so we can reach a clear conclusion
quicker. I love your idea to re-use "keep ratio" (it is worth checking
if this is serialized in the file format for objects too I guess, or if
this is some UI artifact).
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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