[Libreoffice] [Libreoffice-ux-advise] [REVIEW 3-5: Late feature] Improvements in the header / footer behavior

Cor Nouws oolst at nouenoff.nl
Fri Dec 30 11:28:36 PST 2011

Jan Holesovsky wrote (30-12-11 17:22)

> Yeah ;-) - it is hard to make everyone happy, though I am not that
> convinced that introducing one more option is the right solution.  I
> have been playing with the feature and Writer in general even more, and
> now I am convinced that giving there a small timeout has some merit;
> when you are an extensive mouse user, and travel between the document
> and toolbar or menu a lot, the immediately popping up / hiding header
> indicator will get on your nerves quickly.

Ah, just what I wrote.

> So - what I'll try to do is that the appearing will start later (not 1
> sec, but maybe 200 - 500 ms), but the functionality will be available
> immediately when the mouse is there; so the impatient user who knows
> where to click will be able to perform immediately, while the extensive
> mouse traveller will not be annoyed.  Hopefully that will be the best
> from the both worlds :-)

Hope my other suggestion is doable too.

> :-) The thing is that you are really editing all the pages at the same
> time (header applies to all of them).  The way out of that might be
> showing the dashed line on all the pages, but the control only on the
> page where you have the mouse pointer.  I'll try how hard will that be.

Looks as a very good solution.

  - Cor
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