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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Brainstorming: genuine new features to UI
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:36:19 GMT
On 9/27/12 3:25 PM, Risto Jääskeläinen wrote:
> Hello!
> I send some tips to brainstorming page but some ideas are a bit
> difficult to explain. So I show some videos and link to extension.
> 
> First of all UI of Apache OpenOffice has quite few genuine new or
> original features. This is OK when users of some other suite like to get
> familiar with OpenOffice. But there is now way to be the leader of
> field.  One possibility is such a new features which are working without
> hindering old fashion way of doing things.
> 
> Retro extension is kind of back button for long text documents. 
> Normally you click a button but if you have pain in wrist it is not so
> easy. So if button (or menus too) can be used also clickless there is
> possibility for more ergonomic way of working.
> 
> My programming skills are not good enough to embed clickless browser in
> scroll bar of window but I think it may be best place for it.
> 
> Here is some short videos
> (HTML5)
> http://www.saunalahti.fi/rjaaskel/Kuvat/Retroa2.webm
> (SWF)
> http://www.saunalahti.fi/rjaaskel/Kuvat/Retro1.swf
> 
> And here is extension for Writer:
> http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/en/project/Retro
> 
> I hope nobody feel wasting his/hers time with this brainstormings.

of course not, I think we are interested in as many as possible ideas
how we can improve things and how to make things easier. So please don't
hesitate to share any kind of ideas with us.

Juergen

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