kohei at kemper.freedesktop.org
Thu Sep 17 09:29:20 PDT 2009
doc/calc-usability-notes.txt | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 file changed, 38 insertions(+)
Author: Kohei Yoshida <kyoshida at novell.com>
Date: Thu Sep 17 12:27:57 2009 -0400
Added Calc's usability notes.
* doc/calc-usability-notes.txt: added to keep track of some
observed usability issues that we may need to look at later.
diff --git a/doc/calc-usability-notes.txt b/doc/calc-usability-notes.txt
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+== Export as PDF does not export selected sheets ==
+* The user wants to export the 2nd and 3rd sheets as pdf document.
+ So, she selects the 2nd and 3rd sheets by ctrl-click with the mouse
+* She clicks the "quick export to PDF" icon in the tool bar, but only
+ sees the first sheet exported as pdf. Note that the first sheet is
+ not selected.
+* She then tries File - Export as PDF menu, which brings up more
+ detailed pdf export options in the dialog. She selects 'Selection'
+ in the Range option, and hits "Export" button at the bottom. But
+ the pdf document still contains the first sheet, not the 2nd and 3rd
+ sheets that she wanted to export.
+* After lots of struggle, she realizes that her document has a
+ non-default print range set. So she removes the print range by
+ Format - Print Ranges - Remove, then tries to export as PDF by File
+ - Export as PDF menu once again (and select 'Selection' in the Range
+* This time she succeeds; the PDF document only contains the 2nd and
+ 3rd sheets.
+== Unable to type a formula into a cell and have it computed. ==
+* The user tries to type a formula expression into a cell, an
+ expression such as '=SUM(A1:A10)'.
+* However, even after hitting ENTER, that expression remains displayed
+ as-is, instead of it being interpreted and the result being
+* She then realizes that the format of that cell is set to TEXT,
+ resets it to Default and re-enters the formula. This time, it gets
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