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From Peter Eberlein <pet....@refofd.verwalt-berlin.de>
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 
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=69332 (nesting IF-Fields).

Regards

Peter


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