[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 105365] Clicking the font color button should apply the select font color instead of a color bucked

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Mon Jan 16 14:06:07 UTC 2017


--- Comment #4 from Heiko Tietze <tietze.heiko at gmail.com> ---
Finally I got it. For those who want to compare .uno:fontcolor with .uno:color
just modify a Notebookbar...

The function with bucket (.uno:fontcolor) applies the color to a selection that
will be made afterwards (if text was selected before both functions works
similarly). It doesn't toggles the feature on/off for text that is being
entered, but the bucket is continuously shown and you have to press escape to
leave the apply mode. 
Without bucket (.uno:color) it behaves like other properties such as
bold/italic or bullets on/off and keeps the actual setting. 

My suggestion is to have the bucket on double click and use the plain function
(.uno:color) by default for font color (meaning to unify both commands and
remove one of them). Microsoft Word does the same, by the way. The highlight
function should be different as it typically is not used for text that is being

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