[Libreoffice-qa] LibreOffice help update?

Kieran Peckett crazyskeggy at gmail.com
Mon Apr 8 14:23:47 PDT 2013

The guides do get updated - the 4.0 guides are being written now and the
getting started ones are already done.

On Sunday, 7 April 2013, mariosv wrote:

> Hi all,
> sometimes, trying to help other users, I like to give them the reference
> where to find in the help about what are they looking for, etc.?. And
> always
> I can, I recommended to have a quick read of the help to know what is
> there,
> specially with new user.
> But with more enhancements introduced, I begun to find that this is no
> possible, because the help is not updated.
> Why is I have done an analysis about what enhancements, detailed in 4.0 New
> Features page
> (https://www.libreoffice.org/download/4-0-new-features-and-fixes), have
> been
> updated in the help. And unfortunately, the results are what I was afraid.
> <nabble_a
> The analysis is tabulate in the joined spreadsheet.
> <nabble_a
> href="QA_Analysis_New_4-0_Features_in_LibreOffice_Help.ods">QA_Analysis_New_4-0_Features_in_LibreOffice_Help.ods
> IMVHO, the enhancements, should not be in final release without the help
> properly updated.
> Because if the help is not the reference, where is the reference?.
> How can no one to know what is there?.
> Is it right? we all trying to know how the new announced enhancements
> works.
> How can we know when there is a bug or is the expected result?
> How can we do an QA test without know in detail the enhancement?.
> Why not mandatory to introduce the enhancements, update the help?
> So again IMVHO what is not in help is like it does not exist in program.
> I think I have read time ago in the net, about how difficult is maintain
> the
> help system. But if this is not done then I think we are going to nowhere.
> I hope some progress can be done here.
> Regards.
> Miguel Ángel.
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