[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Word count dialog modeless

Matt Pratt mattpratt.au at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 21:58:08 PDT 2011

Hey everyone,

I've been meaning to do an easy hack ever since LibreOffice announced. 
Not to get to political, but recently AOOo and the efforts of it's 
backers has riled me up enough to push through the build issues I was 
having and put my money (time) where my mouth is.

I've followed Michael Meek's blog over the years via planet GNOME, but 
this post struck a chord with me:


So here I am with me first contribution.

I was thinking of an easy hack, but I had to submit a brief summary 
recently where word count was limited and it was a pain to have to 
continuously open the word count dialog.

I couldn't find a LO bug on this, but there is an OOo one from 2005:


I thought it would be easier than it turned out to be, and expect some 
changes may need to be made, but here it is, a fix for a 6 year old bug.

Patch licensed under LGPLv3+/MPL.


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