matm at gmx.fr
Wed Feb 8 15:45:22 PST 2012
why not gather best of both worlds.
Warmful users are used to the icons B U I, so let them have it.
Underneath, use fuzzy logic and apply styles:
If selection is empty or the selection looks like a paragraph, use a block
style, else a char style.
My 2 cents.
_If there is no solution, there is no problem._
Le Wed, 08 Feb 2012 16:24:14 +0100, Christophe Strobbe
<christophe.strobbe at esat.kuleuven.be> a écrit:
> At 15:55 8-2-2012, Michael Meeks wrote:
>> On Wed, 2012-02-08 at 13:43 +0100, Stefan Knorr (Astron) wrote:
>> > Hehe. Take a look at the amazing mock-up and ideas that Mirek has been
>> > working on for a while now:
>> > http://clickortap.wordpress.com/frivl/
>> They look nice :-)
>> > (No, none of this is perfectly specced out yet, but there's some
>> > pretty cool stuff there.)
>> So - one thing that I (personally) rather dislike is this "bold
>> italic / underline" meme that still lurks heavily in new UI designs.
>> IMHO these need to be firmly held underwater until they expire ;-)
> Thanks a lot for highlighting this Michael. I also wish this wicked
> witch were dead.
>> mockups around making styles more visible and manageable, creating (and
>> customizing) new styles [ which can indeed include the
>> bold/italic/underline elements ;-] much appreciated for that.
> Last month there was a short thread on the LibreOffice-design list about
> how the UI of LibreOffice could be modified to encourage the correct use
> of styles (as opposed to ad-hoc styling). (The thread started at
> <http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/design/msg03586.html>.) We
> should continue thinking about this.
>> Otherwise, some good ideas there. Do we have excitable people
>> to do UI work in Java - that we can plug together with the core in due
>> course ? it'd be great to parallelise that work.
> Best regards,
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