[Libreoffice] [UX] LO status bar annoyances

Regina Henschel rb.henschel at t-online.de
Tue Nov 30 07:42:38 PST 2010

Hi Thorsten,

Thorsten Behrens schrieb:
> Kohei Yoshida wrote:
>>>    b) We warn when closing a modified doc anyway, so there is no need to
>>>       always warn me and use up precious space. I propose to just do away
>>>       with it.
>> Sorry I have to disagree there.  I'm the one who put that icon there,
>> and the reason for that was to have a visually obvious way to tell
>> whether or not the document is currently modified.
> Hi Kohei,
> ok, but maybe there are other means to get that info across? The
> status bar, generally, uses up precious horizontal screen real
> estate, for very little benefit.

I too think, that this info can be removed from the status bar. But if 
the save icon in the symbol bar is always enabled, a new place is 
needed. Many applications on WinXp set an asterix in the title bar. Is 
that possible on other OS too?

kind regards

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