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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [UX] Cross references on Writer
Date Thu, 24 May 2012 02:45:45 GMT
KG01 - UX will put this design exploration in our backlog and will look to
find some volunteers to work with development.


On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 2:34 PM, zhangying tldyzem <tldyzem@gmail.com>wrote:

> Sounds good for the improvement, and I think, can we combine the 2 feature
> proposed, that
> 1> Add the search field in navigator to search by key word, like described
> in Bug 118639, but more is that we can search not only headings, but
> inserted objects with name and captions;
> 2> In navigator, when we select one of the items, we can open context menu,
> and select to create cross-reference for the selected item, and then open
> the cross-reference dialog to set the properties with the specific items
> been selected.
> Agree to Oliver that we need some UX effort on the study from UX
> perspective, and from a developer view, I think above 2 may be easier to
> implement.
>
>
> 2012/5/22 Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittmann@googlemail.com>
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> > On 22.05.2012 12:19, RGB ES wrote:
> >
> >> Writer have a powerful and easy to use cross reference system, but
> >> there is room for improvements.
> >>
> >>
> > I agree.
> >
> >
> >  For example, I have a document with +60 headings on four levels: in
> >> such situation searching the right heading on the cross reference menu
> >> is time consuming. A good addition to Insert → Fields → Other →
> >> Cross-reference tab could be a "filter" that permits to narrow the
> >> search.
> >>
> >> Bug 118639 - Add a "filter" to Insert>  Field>  Other>  Cross reference
> >> tab
> >> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/**show_bug.cgi?id=118639<
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118639>
> >>
> >> A complementary improvement could be to add a new "draw mode" on
> >> Navigator: As cross reference
> >>
> >> Bug 110496 - Create Cross references by dragging from navigator
> >> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/**show_bug.cgi?id=110496<
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=110496>
> >>
> >> What do you think?
> >>
> >>
> > I like these two proposed enhancements.
> >
> > From my point of view some more UX efforts should be invested in order to
> > figure out these functions in more detail from the UX perspective.
>

KG01 - UX will put this in our backlog and will look to find some
volunteers to work with development.


> > Then, at least one developer have to show up for the implementation. I am
> > interested, but I do not know, if I will have the time to do it. But I
> > would offer my support for the development.
> >
> > Best regards, Oliver.
> >
>

KG01 - UX will put this in our backlog and will look to find some
volunteers to work with development.

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