Thoughts on LibreOffice Math
Khaled Hosny
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jul 3 06:48:43 PDT 2013
On Wed, Jul 03, 2013 at 03:13:29PM +0200, Frédéric WANG wrote:
> >>/ problem with that is that there are actually 2 text editing components,
> >/>/ Writer and EditEngine (used by Impress/Draw/Calc)... the current
> >/>/ architecture of Math embedded objects has the advantage that it works
> >/>/ with both of these and so in all applications.
> >/
> >That is something we will have to consider, but the current way is just
> >counter intuitive, not only that inserting a formula is deeply hidden
> >behind multiple level menus, but also editing a formula switches to a
> >completely different UI causing much disruption IMO (and the need to
> >click a formula to edit it is just annoying). I don't mind keeping Math
> >as separate competent, but we need a more integrated math editing that
> >what we have now.
> BTW, I'm wondering how using MathML (or more generally ODF objects)
> is related to this GSOC idea:
>
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/Gsoc/Ideas#ODF_Formulas_in_Writer
I think it refers to Calc formulas not math equations.
Regards,
Khaled
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