Popup dialogs

Bjoern Michaelsen bjoern.michaelsen at canonical.com
Tue Mar 31 04:05:22 PDT 2015


On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 01:38:06PM +0300, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> Very good advice. We should resist feature creep. If somebody suggests "why
> not add a touch typist mode to LO where you can only enter text and nothing
> ever pops up and no shortcuts or accelerators are active", the answer
> should be no.

Well, in general having LibreOffice running without ever showing focus-stealing
modal dialog is a feature on its own. It shouldnt be a "mode", it should be a
goal to aim for in default behaviour. I assume the UX team would agree with

> We already have too many modes. (Of course, my opinion is
> different if somebody pays me to work on such a feature.)

That point of course nonwithstanding.



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