[Libreoffice-qa] quick question on function in Master

Thomas Hackert thackert at nexgo.de
Wed Nov 13 01:36:26 PST 2013

Hello Cor, *,
On Dienstag, 12. November 2013 21:16 Cor Nouws wrote:
> Thomas Hackert wrote (01-11-13 09:50)
>> On Donnerstag, 31. Oktober 2013 21:02 Cor Nouws wrote:
>>> People running a daily/master build, could the pls look what is
>>> the result when choosing:
>>>     File > Templates > Save As Template
>>> and
>>>     File > Templates > New Document From Template
>> what exactly are you experiencing?
> Ah, I did not disclose that when asking ;)


> In my local build, the menus did not start anything but showed/hid
> toolbars .. :-\

O.K. But I cannot confirm this here, sorry ... :(

>> The only differences I see so far
>> is, that – when I choose the first one – I get a preview of the
>> presentation template while I did see them, when I choose the
>> second one. The other one is, that this button above is labelled
>> "Save" in the first dialog, but "Repository" in the second one.
>> And in the first dialog you can only choose to save between the
>> different template "folders", while in the second one you can
>> also choose between "Documents", "Spreadsheets", "Presentations"
>> and "Drawings"
> Ah yes, it's a rather clumsy work around.
> But as for now the most simple/only way getting some attention to
> do something at the relatively hidden Template > Edit experience.
> Obviously, the second Entry has to be changed from "New document
> from .." to "Edit"

Do you know, if someone has reported this already to bugzilla?

>>> Background: for me there is some strange behaviour, but for
>>> someone else it works fine...
>> And what exactly? Could you give us a more detailed description,
>> please? Is this "strange behaviour" related to the UI or if you
>> try to save/apply a template?
> See my explanation above.
> As from yesterday evening I have the 420alpha1 installed and I see
> that it works as expected there.


>>> (BTW: the latter entry should be renamed).
>> How would you name it then?
>  From "New document from .." to "Edit"

A new feature request then?

> Thanks for testing and reporting!

You are welcome :)

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