[Libreoffice] visual formula editor makes unwanted changes to command line

Jonas Finnemann Jensen jopsen at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 12:12:25 PST 2011


> I have installed RC2 now, but I see no difference in formula editor.
I don't think everything from master is merged into the release candidate...
And since this is still an experimental feature we're slow at pushed
things out...

> Do you want bug reports for these problems?
No, not yet... It's too much administration and the dust have settled
on the code, yet... :)

Regards Jonas Finnemann Jensen.

On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 14:44, Regina Henschel <rb.henschel at t-online.de> wrote:
> Hi Jonas,
> Jonas Finnemann Jensen schrieb:
>> This is a problem in the SmNodeToTextVisitor...
>> Have you tried latest version... Luke have been (and may still be)
>> working on this issue.
> I have installed RC2 now, but I see no difference in formula editor.
>> The problem is that the use of brackets in expressions is context
>> dependent.
>> Notice the difference between binom { A } { B } C and { binom { A } {
>> B } } C, where A, B and C are expressions...
> I see no difference. And why should there be a difference? The command
> "binom" takes two operands, so the expression is finished after binom { A }
> { B } and I see no need for brackets around it.
>>> (1) Short ^ and _ are exchanged with long rsup and rsub.
>>> (2)  A lot of additional braces and spaces are added.
>>> (3) The part "from ... to " is exchanged with csup and csub.
>> Definitely points to improve... The main concern at the moment is to
>> have a node to text visitor that preserves the resulting formula...
>> Luke have already removed a lot of brackets that wasn't necessary...
> Do you want bug reports for these problems?
>> Leaving out whitespace is not a problem but how much whitespace do you
>> think is good... ?
> I personally use blanks only where it is necessary to separate things. In
> addition I use carriage returns to structure expressions, especially
> matrices.
> For example I write
>        f%prime(x)=func e^-{x^2 over 2}
> and
>        6 a + 5,5b
> latter because of the bug, that in 6a the a is not italic.
> Kind regards
> Regina
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