[Libreoffice-qa] Minutes from the UX/design meeting 2022-Jun-08

Heiko Tietze heiko.tietze at documentfoundation.org
Wed Jun 8 18:36:49 UTC 2022

Present: Cor, Heiko
Comments: Rafael, Seth, Eyal


  * When clicking an Insert-shape button, focus is wrong
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=149341
    + the toolbar "insert shapes" command remains active while you
      can draw multiple shapes in Writer; and escape cancels this
    + once drawing the shape is finished, the tool should no longer be
      selected in the sidebar, and return to selection mode by
      pressing Esc (Rafael)
    => sounds good (Cor)

  * Make the selection behavior when double-clicking a word a user preference
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=149254
    + include the trailing space on double-click (and insert back in case
      of overtyping)?
    + keyboard use with ctrl+shift+left/right includes the space
      and we should do the same for the mouse (Cor)
    + if so, have an option for it
      + nope
    => do it

  * Proposal for slight change in position and label of controls in the
    Position dialog for objects
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=149407
    + a) "From left" of "Paragraph area" by "0.70cm" (Seth)
      + to => of makes sense (Cor)
      + "to" does not fit always, eg. with "left of entire page" (Heiko)
      + change wont improve the understandability (Cor)
    + b) Align "Paragraph area" to "From left" with offset "0.70cm" (Eyal)
      + unclear how it works in other languages and can of worms (Cor)
    => recommend to not change (WF) but no string objection if someone
       volunteers; better do smaller steps

  * Change submenu label for formatting textboxes and shapes in
    Calc and Impress
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=149414
    + intention to not use the generic "object" and consistency across modules;
      alternative make a pseudo .uno for Calc (Seth)
    + any objection to change "Object and Shape" -> "Text Box and Shape"
    + Insert > OLE Object (but in fact Insert > Shape) barely combines with
      Format > Object & Shape
    + Text Box and Shape sounds much better
    => do it for all modules

  * It's difficult to reach text area properties
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=149411
    + does the command Format > Object and Shape > Text Attributes...
      need a more prominent position?
    + somehow misplaced in the main menu but expect it to be in
      the sidebar (Eyal)
    + Fit width/height might be worth to add to the "Columns" deck (renaming
      needed) and we could add the deck's generic property action (Heiko)
    + New label could be "Text" (Cor) or "Text Attributes" (Heiko)
    => do it
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