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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Release Notes: missing screenshots
Date Fri, 04 May 2012 16:21:05 GMT
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 3:42 PM, Armin <Armin.Le.Grand@me.com> wrote:

> Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> > Paolo is now coordinating volunteers that are translating the Release
> > Notes into Italian, and while quickly reviewing the original document
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/OOOUSERS/aoo-34-incubating-release-candidate.html
> > I have the impression that some paragraphs would be much clearer with a
> > screenshot or a sample document. For example, does anyone have more
> > information on the following items?
> >
> > - Further development/bug fixes for DOCX import filter
> > (a sample DOCX to test, or a screenshot showing the progress in import
> > would be very useful)
> >
> > - Enhanced chart visualization
> > (is this backend only or user-visible? if it's the latter, is there an
> > ODF available to test?)
>
> It basically means that internally the graphic objects are not exchanged
> using a metafile in old metafile format with integer coordinates, but
> primitves are used directly with all their possibilities. This removes two
> transformation steps and avoids losing quality, thus being faster and
> qualitatively better, e.g. when having charts with more than 65535 data
> points (the maximum for polygons in metafiles). Also positions are better
> due to double precision when zooming in or needing high resolutions. The
> main advantage is that 3d charts do not need to be visualized as bitmaps
> (metafiles do not know 3d at all, thus they need to be transported as
> bitmap), but stay in 3d geometry for visualisation. To see the advantages,
> try to zoom into a 3d chart in OOO3.3 and AOO3.4. This also gives enhanced
> printing and exports, too. One of the features which were forgotten to be
> mentioned in some publications recently...
>
> >
> > - Formula: Automatic baseline for Math objects
> > (while it is well explained, again having a sample ODF file or
> > screenshots would help, since Math isn't the most popular module)
> >
> > Thanks,
> >   Andrea.
>
>
> --
> ALG
>
>
Hi...I am just looking for the release notes to finish up some work on the
new DL index page. Could you please upload this doc to

http://www.openoffice.org/development/releases/

and name it--

http://www.openoffice.org/development/releases/3.4.0.html

in line with the others.

Thanks.

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