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From xia zhao <lilyzh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maybe stupid questions and summary of my comments (fwd)
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2012 05:51:59 GMT
Hannu,

2012/4/7 Hannu Puhakka <hannu@vetokonsultit.fi>

> Hi OpenOffice developers
>
> I joined this list a day ago. I am not familiar with your groups and not
> sure if I am on the right list at all. Maybe someone can comment.
>
> I am using oof OOO330m20 (Build: 9567). I have heard rumors that there are
> several OpenOffice projects - no idea what they might be and what to use -
> that my version is "created by Oracle".
>

   You may try the AOO 3.4 new ones, which is on the way to publish. You
can get it from:
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+3.4+Unofficial+Developer+Snapshots

>
> I am running a small software company in Finland and used normally
> MsOffice for presentations, sheets and documents. Because of HW crash I now
> started to manage by OpenOffice. Then I have got some problems and ideas to
> improve OpenOffice. I suppose I myself do not have resources for
> programming OpenOffice.
>


> Welcome the problems and ideas. It will help to improve AOO quality. I
> means Apache OpenOffice.
>


> Where should I send my comments?
>
   What you did is one good place. ooo-dev mail list. Another good place
for problem and suggestion is BugZilla. https://issues.apache.org/ooo/


> Where is the database to check if my comments have already been handled?
>
   BugZilla is the database to report bugs, including problem or some
enhancements request.

What version I should use to be useful with my comments?
>

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+3.4+Unofficial+Developer+Snapshots
r1310206<http://people.apache.org/%7Earielch/packages/r1310206/linux_x86-64/Apache_OpenOffice_incubating_3.4.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz>is
proposed AOO 3.4 RC build, you may use itfor your comments.

How should I title my comments?
> Each comment with one bug.
>


> Some of my comments:
> 1) bug: / Impress: I insert a new slide. I click a text element and change
> the text size from default 32 to 22 (rigth click on the frame and choose
> Character size 22). If I move the mouse on the first text row to start
> writing, but do not write even a letter and THEN I select the frame, font
> size will be changed again 32 although the character size shows 22. I have
> to change the size to maybe 15 and back to 22 to be able to continue.
>
    You may modify the master page of impress if you plan modify the text
size from 32 to 22 for whole slides.

>
> 2)improvement / Impress /Writer: Changing of picture size by mouse is very
> annoying. If you have inserted a picture from file into your presentation
> or document, you in 96 % of the cases need to modify the size - smaller or
> bigger. And 99% of those cases you expect that the picture should keep the
> original shape - it meens to  "Keep ratio"!!!
> But now in Open Office when you resize the image, it never keeps the ratio
> - even if the "Keep ratio" checkbox is checked. I suppose this feature has
> been five years. If I do not work properly, still the feature should be
> changed because nobody cannot understand. See the attachments
> "keep_ratio.jpg","resize.jpg".
>

    I don't have this kind of problem against AOO 3.4, maybe you can try
again.


>
> 3) bug: / Impress: "Text" area. Many times when I try to insert a new line
> on my list pressing "Enter", the application do not add a new line, instead
> tries to continue writing the same line and the letters appear at the same
> character at the end of the line. I can fix it by selection another text
> area and after that coming back. The problems appears many times a day, not
> for every text area. See the attachment "open_office_text_area.jpg".
> Also I haven't this kind of problem against AOO 3.4, you can try and if
> you still have it, report it in BugZilla.
>


> 4) development proposal: Every open office program should have on the Help
> menu two selections: "Send a bug report", "Send a development proposal"
> which should order a link where you could send your comments with automatic
> information of the version you used.
>


> Well, seems one good suggestion. Also post it in BugZilla as enhancement
> request.
>


> Regards
> Hannu
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> Hannu Puhakka, +358 40 59 68 159, hannu.puhakka@vetokonsultit.fi
> Vetokonsultit Oy,+358 9 2747 400, Kultasepänkatu 4 B, 04250 KERAVA,FINLAND
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