Android UI work

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at
Mon Apr 2 09:29:23 PDT 2012

On 02/04/2012 16:59, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> Hi *,
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Tor Lillqvist<tml at>  wrote:
>>> so for the native Mac GUI port in OOo 3.0 the Start
>>> Centre was designed (in its fully gradiented glory) so it can be shown
>>> to those posh Mac users in the case when no document is opened.
>> ("posh"?)
>> Oh, odd, as that's not how "normal" Mac apps work, is it?
>> If you have no documents open in TextEdit, for instance, no window is
>> open (but the TextEdit menu bar still is showing).
> TextEdit only handles one kind of documents.
>> So if the Start
>> Centre was designed because of Mac, somebody was misunderstanding how
>> Mac apps behave. Or am *I* misunderstanding?
> In the ol' days, started with a writer document on Mac.
> This lead to a load of questions like "how would I create a
> spreadsheet or presentation". Or the alternative: "I want my default
> document (i.e. what gets opened when I start OOo) to be a spreadsheet,
> I never edit text, I only do calculations".
> So the startcenter was not for when all documents are closed, but when
> it is launched. (hence the name)
>> Or do some (3rd-party?)
>> Mac apps behave like LO,
> Is there a third-party-app that is comparable to LO? I.e. has one
> launcher, but handles different kind of documents?

The only office suite i have seen which isnt open source or free is 
thinkfree office but it doesnt support ODF.

Is this something that would warrent a discussion of some sort via skype 
or other voip means?

> ciao
> Christian
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