Minutes of the Design Hangout: 2016-Sep-16

Heiko Tietze tietze.heiko at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 16 13:37:20 UTC 2016

Present: Jay, Tomaz, Anxhelo, Heiko, Samuel, Kendy (joined late)
Welcome Anxhelo!

(mostly in preparation for the next GSoC)

* Create a "Get Involved" page- temporarily host in another page, later on we`ll find a solution for it
  => Anxhelo will do as a new user
  + go over ideas for GSoC - https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/GSoC/Ideas#User_Interface
* Extended Toolbar (Heiko)
  + Naming convention
    + possibilities: Extended Toolbar, Advanced Toolbar, AdvancedBar, LibreBar, MUFFIN, ROBBIN
  + Activation (tdf#102070, tdf#101249, tdf#91441)
    + Do not put this feature into front (e.g. big red button)
    + Make it just another toolbar (no triple setting)
  + Implementation
    + Do not publish the feature unless it's polished (experimental feature)

* Custom Shapes
  + Edit Custom Shapes dialog (tdf#101862)
  + Add Custom Shapes
    + e.g. Coil (tdf#50998)
* Draw
  + Auto format of (block) diagrams
  + 3D dialog (tdf#53866)
  + SmartArt (tdf#37932, tdf#92902)
  => Low priority

* Rework of existing/add new dialogs
  + HIG: Alignment of labels and controls in dialogs 
    + UX should go over all dialogs when the standard has been defined (Jay)
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99104
  + Checking accessibility (ongoing work => Jay)
  + Hyperlink dialog (tdf#90679)
  + Dialog for block arcs (tdf#100596)
  + Improvements to options dialog (tdf#101609)
  + Bibliography (tdf#101258)
  + Load Styles (tdf#102002)
* Simple conversion of measurement units (tdf#72662)
* High precise object position (tdf#44267)
  + Widget: Numerical input including unit conversation and arbitrary precision (tdf#44267)
* Navigator
  + Ticket already created for Draw (Jay)
  + Have a design session with devs

* LibreOffice Addition
  + http://pad.documentfoundation.org/p/UX-GHNS
  + Refine the idea and present in a blog post (Heiko)
  + First improve the backend situation (Kendy)

* Enabling activation of extra large 32px icons (Jay)
  + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=95014
  + All Breeze icons have been done
  + Need dev to do the necessary to enable to option in the options dialog
  => Add code pointer (Samuel)  
* Handling of wrapping of images/object in Writer (Cor)
  + easy or/preferred use
  + competitive analysis
  + compatibility...
  => Start with a survey (Jay), AI: Heiko
UX stats
  * Sep-16
    + needsUXAdvice of 2016-Sep-08: Total 495 (-23)
        Base                 0
        Calc                13
        Draw                64
        Extensions           1
        filters and storage  1
        framework            3
        Impress             10
        Installation         1
        LibreOffice        350
        Localization         0
        UI                  13
        Writer              39
* Oct-29
  + Ladies in FOSS https://wikimedia.de/wiki/Ladies_that_FOSS

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