[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Toolbar look improvement

Patrick Scott patrickscott52 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 14:21:08 PDT 2011


Personally, I like the improved look and I can't see any real drawbacks to
the change. Discover-ability shouldn't be much of an issue since those
willing to customize should be familiar with right clicking toolbars. But I
don't have much say around here since I've been on this list for only a few


On 10 June 2011 17:39, Jan Holesovsky <kendy at suse.cz> wrote:

> Hi there,
> I just got to some "make LibreOffice nicer" hacking today, and thought
> you might be interested in it ;-)  This time it was related to the
> toolbars:
> http://artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~kendy/blog/pics/toolbar-menu-gone.png
> I removed the menus for handling toolbars.  First, the visual look was
> extremely suboptimal (too visible for functionality that is not used
> daily), second, the functionality just duplicates the right-click on the
> toolbar handle, so one can achieve the very same thing with the exactly
> same effort just by clicking somewhere else.
> Please note that when you make the window so small that some of the
> toolbar items get hidden, the menu control appears again, so that it is
> visible that there is "something more somewhere".
> Please let me know if you like it - I hope that yes :-) - and I'll blog
> about it.
> Regards,
> Kendy
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