[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Recent files dropdown

Jan Holesovsky kendy at suse.cz
Tue Apr 30 06:52:28 PDT 2013

Hi Jean-Baptiste,

Jean-Baptiste Faure píše v Út 30. 04. 2013 v 14:43 +0200:

> > I have just implemented a dropdown for the 'Open' toolbar button:
> > 
> > https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/File:Recent-files.png
> > 
> > To me this feels really good, I hope OK for you too? :-)  Comments
> > appreciated.
> Seems to work very well. To me too it feels really good. I like the
> "Clear list" menu entry. :-)

The "Clear list" is not my work, I am only re-using the File -> Recent
Documents code that has that now :-)

> Do you know why your dropdown menu has tooltip while the dropdown for
> the Open button in the StartCenter has not ?

The code in the Start Center actually duplicates most of the code that I
have reused instead of duplicating, see:


Would be better to re-use the code even in the Start Center - I've
created an Easy hack for that:


Actually, this (and also the tooltip thing) might be done as part of the
GSoC task:


Hopefully somebody will apply - please do encourage good students around

All the best,

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