[PATCH] fdo#37775 - EasyHack: Recent Documents not updated by Save & Save As...

Muhammad Haggag mhaggag at gmail.com
Sun Feb 12 04:15:11 PST 2012

Including Ivan and list again. Dropped them accidentally.

On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Muhammad Haggag <mhaggag at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Cor Nouws <oolst at nouenoff.nl> wrote:
>> Ivan Timofeev wrote (12-02-12 09:21)
>>> @ux-team:
>>  Do we really need such a feature? I mean, users don't want to open a
>>> document from "Recent documents", if it is already opened, do they?
>> Indeed, me thinks that the real improvement is the change of the recent
>> documents with all types of saving and closing. File Open does not look
>> useful to me.
> It's not very useful, but it could be argued that it's logically
> sound--the "Recent Documents" list is updated whenever there's document
> activity, and "Open" is definitely a document activity. With the patch the
> way it is, opening a file that is already in the middle of the "Recent
> Documents" list will move it to the top of the list immediately. The reason
> this is not very useful is that "Close" would've updated it eventually,
> rendering it redundant except in the case of a LO crash. It's worth noting
> that this is what MS Word 2007 does, too (if we care about matching
> behavior).
> If you're still not in favor, I can remove the update on Open and post
> another patch.
> Regards,
> --Muhammad
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