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From Andre Fischer ...@a-w-f.de>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Suggesting 2 new features for AOO 4.0.
Date Mon, 21 May 2012 09:22:23 GMT
On 20.05.2012 00:09, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> On 18/05/2012 Michael Acevedo wrote:
>> 1. OpenGL 3D transitions in Impress - I think this is a long overdue
>> feature in OOo and it certainly helps AOO to better compete with
>> other proprietary office suites which already have them.
>
> Could you please have a look at
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=82460

OpenGL (on Linux) support for the 3D transitions.  Source code can be 
found in main/slideshow/source/engine/OGLTrans

The issue is closed (support for OpenGL has been implemented) but I 
don't know about the current status (if it still works).

> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=87529

The windows support (Direct3D) has never been done. Some years ago I 
have made some (successful) experiments in this area but without proper 
support on UI level this feature will remain experimental (and the code 
died with my Oracle computer.)

> and see if those requests are the same as yours? If yes, you can insert
> a comment there.
>
>> 2. Integrated Grammar Checker for Writer - This too as well is a long
>> overdue feature in OOo. I read somewhere that LibreOffice now has a
>> grammar
>> checker integrated to it.
>
> Technically, this is not very hard: you just need to choose a grammar
> checker extension among the ones listed on
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/ (search "Grammar")
> and bundle it with OpenOffice the same way Presentation Minimizer is
> bundled now. It might be painful because of license compatibility, but
> it does not pose significant technical challenges.
>
> Regards,
> Andrea.

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