[Libreoffice-ux-advise] Vertical text alignment for frames

Adolfo Jayme Barrientos fito at libreoffice.org
Thu Feb 27 22:15:50 PST 2014

On 2/27/14, Tamas Zolnai <tamas.zolnai at collabora.co.uk> wrote:
> I think we can use the same combo box which we use for table  (Table context
> menu -> Table -> Text flow -> Alignment). I see two places where it can be
> added:
>     1. In Frame dialog -> Type tab:
> http://people.inf.elte.hu/zotsaai/type.png
>     2. In Frame dialog -> Options tab:
> http://people.inf.elte.hu/zotsaai/option.png
> I changed the label from "Alignment" to "Text alignment" because it can be
> ambiguous in the new context.
> So I have these ideas, but I need ux guys' suggestions for final decision.

Hi Tamás,

by quickly looking at your first screenshot I would suggest that the
added section and combobox is placed in the right side, to take
advantage of the empty space there and avoid adding unnecessary
vertical space to the whole dialog. Cheers!


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