[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 91857] Reorganization of the menu bar for Impress

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Thu Aug 6 01:51:04 PDT 2015


--- Comment #10 from sophie <gautier.sophie at gmail.com> ---

> In other apps (writer, calc), there is only one type of document that can be
> modified, while in impress/draw we have two types of documents that can be
> modified - page/slide and master page/slide. So is changing between
> modifying a slide and modifying a master slide a change of view? I think so,
> as the view of what is available in the document area has changed.

In Writer and Calc, it's just like editing a template, you not only view the
underlying settings/styles, but you modify them by editing the master. 
> Checking the menus in other presentation apps (powerpoint, wps presentation,
> iwork keynote, google docs), they all place Slide Master under the View menu.

which is still misplaced for me ;)
> > Also, what about moving the Display functions from the Slide menu to the
> > View menu?
> The display functions (Display Background of Master, Display Objects from
> Master, Master Elements) are a per-slide/per-master feature, so they are not
> suitable for the View menu.
Sad, it would have cleared the Slide menu and removed ambiguity on how you
handle them. Sophie

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