[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Complete removal of the Windows/Linux quickstarter, was: Re: [Libreoffice] Removing LibO on Windows ...

Regina Henschel rb.henschel at t-online.de
Sun Jan 8 07:34:54 PST 2012

Hi all,

Stefan Knorr (Astron) schrieb:
> Hi all,
> First of all, I am hereby renaming the thread and am adding UX-Advise,
> even if that won't necessarily gain us more participants in this
> discussion.
> Second,...
> On 5 January 2012 18:12, Cor Nouws<oolst at nouenoff.nl>  wrote:
>> - 0
>> People use it as quick-access too.
>> Should we maybe ask the users?
> It's the OS's domain to (quickly) start applications, and OS's are
> pretty good at that. If you want to start anything particularly
> quickly on...
> Windows 7: you can add it to the task bar, attach it to the start
> menu, add it to the desktop
> Windows Vista or below: you can add it the Quick Launch bar, attach it
> to the start menu, add it to the desktop
> Gnome 2: add it to the panel or the desktop
> Gnome 3: add it to the dock-like thing in the application overview
> Unity: add it to the desktop or the floating panel
> KDE: add it to the panel, the desktop, or attach it to the the K menu
> (I believe)
> Mac OS X: add it to the dock
> I really believe, the quick-starter should just go.
> Astron.

Do you remember the strom of protest, when OOo had removed the items to 
start a module from the quickstarter? Are you sure, user will not miss 
this feature?

Kind regards

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