[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Re-sizing handles ...
michael.meeks at suse.com
Mon Oct 31 09:05:39 PDT 2011
On Mon, 2011-10-31 at 15:28 +0100, Astron wrote:
> >> 5) The handles for resizing and rotating look rather dated. They
> >> should be replaced by some squares/circles filled with a nice
> >> gradient. Are they hardcoded or could the graphics simply be replaced?
> > Agreed - there are two modes: large and small for the handles but both
> > look dated as you say. Some consensus on this from the design team might
> > let us create some easy hack around this.
> There are four modes: small, large, small/3D, large/3D. Writer's
> scanner tool uses small square black handles, but I am not sure if
> these are graphics.
> Additionally, in Draw/Impress, there are at least another four handles
> (corner, side vertical, side horizontal, center) for rotating and a
> further two (node, "direction of node") for manipulating vector lines,
> all are also available in four modes (small, small/3D, large,
So - Thorsten - is there really any good reason for all these handle
> It would be great if all of the four modes could be unified (with
> handles nominally the same size as the current large handles [8*8])
> with all of the related options removed.
I'd -love- to add an easy hack for that, it shouldn't be that hard. I
just wonder if there is indeed any legitimate reason at all for all that
If not, I'll knock together an easy hack with code pointers for this.
michael.meeks at suse.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot
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