Minutes from the UX/design meeting 2022-Mar-10

Heiko Tietze heiko.tietze at documentfoundation.org
Thu Mar 10 13:59:19 UTC 2022

Present: LibreOffice Enthusiast, Alexandr, Rizal, Heiko
Comments: Regina, Miklos, Telesto, Ilmari, Mike, Dieter, Eyal, Jan


  * wrong term for gutter position in mirrored page layout
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=140561
    + rename to "Left" to "Inner" (Regina)
      + "left" is easier to understand (for LTR users) so we ideally
        use "Inner (Left)" for LTR and "Inner (Right)" for RTL
    + explanation of feature in c10 (Miklos)
    + suggest to use radio buttons with clear alternatives (Heiko)
    => let's do it / easyhackable

  * Deleting first paragraph of a document deletes anchored to object
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=132279
    + unclear situation with wfm (Telesto in c6) and
      never worked (Ilmari, c7)
    + bug 124338 requests the opposite (Mike, c9)
    + "As Character" just delete, "To Character" mark/highlight the object
      first and require a second backspace to actually delete (similar to
      "To Paragraph") and "To Page" don't deleted at all (unless explicitly
      selected) (Heiko)
    + some other, more complex issue (Dieter, c13ff)
    => no further input, remove UX

  * Limiting to selected category limits to the category of selected
    item in tree
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=147807
    + add label before the "Navigate By" dropdown and
      auto select the category when clicking at the tree (Eyal, c9)
      + adding a label before the dropdown occupies a lot of space
      + might be solved by the request to move the page number into another row
    + picking an entry in the Navigator list should select the appropriate
      item in the "Navigate By" dropdown and vice versa, if possible
    => go for it

  * When an Undo only affects out-of-view content, scroll there instead
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=147812
    + leads to inconsistency and is unexpected for long-term users
    + not applying Undo not always makes clear what exactly has been changed
      (eg. delete a word on a page)
    + we give feedback by highlighting the undone part
    => NAB/WF

  * No ability to select all content with a specific style
    + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=147769
    + supposed workflow with Find & Replace is inconvenient (Jan)
    + to select paragraphs in order to modify the formatting is
      not straight-forward
    + multi-selection makes is error-prone due to overwriting
    => recommend to not do it
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