[Libreoffice-ux-advise] The "no border text" feature in Writer 3.5 is not complete

Cedric Bosdonnat cbosdonnat at suse.com
Mon Feb 20 01:17:37 PST 2012

Hi Jean-Francois,

On Fri, 2012-02-17 at 18:47 +0100, Jean-Francois Nifenecker wrote:
> I consider the text boundaries to be a visual clue to the page layout, 
> as much as the un-printable chars are. Completely dropping that feature 
> for the new "angles" (actual name?) is then inappropriate in that 
> regard. On the opposite, proposing the "angles" for people who don't 
> want the un-printable chars (there are some, though I do my best to 
> convert them ;) is ok, as far as the text boundaries can be optionally 
> displayed if the user so wishes.
> -> Adding this option to the unprintable chars switch would be a good 
> option, IMO.

That proposition looks good to me as it provides all three
possibilities. That being said I don't know when I'll be able to work on
it: that's the eternal problem of priorities ;)

If someone wants to do it before me, feel free to have a look at
sw/source/core/layout/paintfrm.cxx file.


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