[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 120825] proposal to apply character styles : with 'paint bucket' cursor, as for colors.

bugzilla-daemon at bugs.documentfoundation.org bugzilla-daemon at bugs.documentfoundation.org
Sun Oct 28 14:48:24 UTC 2018


V Stuart Foote <vstuart.foote at utsa.edu> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|REOPENED                    |UNCONFIRMED
           Keywords|                            |needsUXEval
                 CC|                            |libreoffice-ux-advise at lists
                   |                            |.freedesktop.org
     Ever confirmed|1                           |0

--- Comment #6 from V Stuart Foote <vstuart.foote at utsa.edu> ---
(In reply to jlucschoon from comment #5)
> I think it would be really fun to apply styles as easyly as colors, wouldn't
> it be ?

And therein lies the problem. While fun, it would not encourage disciplined use
of styles. 

Creating or modifying a style from the <F11> "Stylist" and then applying it--to
prior selection, or with paint mode--is a controlled action. The "style" is
assigned a reasonable identity, and appears in the style selector--named and
available for reuse.

Generating and applying multiple "styles" on the fly from toolbar would quickly
generate unmanageable ODF documents that would have stability issues on
reopening. Using styles as haphazardly as direct formatting would be a
backwards step.

The existing UI--providing the <F11> "Stylist" as a deck on the Sidebar, the
new but restrained scope "Formatting (Styles)" toolbar, and the Format -> Clone
Formatting button widget to apply style of a selection--is suitable to task.


You are receiving this mail because:
You are on the CC list for the bug.

More information about the Libreoffice-ux-advise mailing list