incubator-ooo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Peter Eberlein <>
Subject Re: User friendly version of Conditional Text
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2012 12:50:47 GMT
Hi Hemant
Am 14.09.2012 13:59, schrieb J├╝rgen Schmidt:
> Hi Hemant Kumar,
> first of all sorry for answering so late, I saw your email today when I
> worked through a bigger mail backlog after vacation.
> On 8/28/12 9:59 AM, Hemant Kumar wrote:
>> Hello folks,
>> I have been using Conditional Text feature quite a bit, but I have following gripes
with it:
>> 1. It is not possible to have more than one else clause. Something similar to switch/case.
Or am I missing something?
>> 2. In general, when combined with field variables, this feature is somewhat harder
to use for end user. My main problems being, setting variable part is not intuitive. Once
you create a variable, it is not editable.
>> So, for my needs I am contemplating to write a extension that simplifies this feature.
>> 1. Allow more than one condition to be specified.
>> 2. Variable declaration and specifying conditional text happens in one screen.
The UI and most of the code is stoneaged (mid of the 90th), and if 
you're on it, take a look at (nesting IF-Fields).



View raw message