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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Brainstorming: genuine new features to UI
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:48:29 GMT
Agreed. Thanks for sharing.

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 9:36 PM, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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