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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [UX] - Design Exploration - Dockable Task Pane (Sidebar) - Tab User Interface Design
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 06:50:35 GMT
Yes, task pane content can be core or extension-oriented. 

On Nov 2, 2012, at 2:14 PM, Xin Li <lxnice123@gmail.com> wrote:

> I prefer the Beveled tab option.
> 
> Maybe the content of Task Pane can including two parts: 1. Properties, the
> gallery, layouts and so on; 2. Extensions
> 
> 2012/11/2 Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com>
> 
>> KG01 - see comments inline
>> 
>> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Shenfeng Liu <liushenf@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> 2012/11/1 Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>
>>> 
>>>> On 11/1/12 11:09 AM, Lei Wang wrote:
>>>>> I like beveled tab option.
>>>> 
>>>> me too and it was already planned in the past to extend the existing
>>>> solution.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> +1 to Beveled tab option.
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> One question, what kinds of content should be put into the sidebar? A
>>>>> navigator window or a style list window should be put into sidebar
>> as a
>>>> tab
>>>>> panel.
>>>> 
>>>> I think that are good examples and Symphony has used it in a good way
>>>> too. But I am also looking forward to make more more use of it to via
>>>> extensions and integrate in other systems. It can be a file browser on
>> a
>>>> CMS  where you can checkin/checkout files, can share files, etc.. It
>> can
>>>> be a property SideBar as we know it from Symphony.
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> property sidebar is a good candidate to implement in phase I. No need to
>>> migrated every thing from Symphony sidebar, but start from some frequent
>>> used buttons.
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> KG01 - This is an important point. Any enhancements to the existing AOO
>> sidebar should leverage the best user experience elements from both
>> Symphony and AOO. In addition, while we are updating this code we can
>> address any other known issues.
>> 
>> I have already completed an analysis of each tool's sidebar, strengths and
>> weaknesses and captured some recommendations.
>> 
>> See the analysis doc on the Dockable Task Pane (Side bar) Design
>> Exploration page<
>> http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/AOO_4.0_Dockable_Task_Pane_%28Task_Bar%29_Design_Exploration
>>> on
>> the AOO UX wiki.
>> 
>> http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/AOO_4.0_Dockable_Task_Pane_%28Task_Bar%29_Design_Exploration
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> Another candidate we can consider maybe clipart/gallery.
>>> And agree that we should provide interface for extension development.
>>> 
>>> I can see it is a big feature that requires a lot of
>> UX/development/testing
>>> effort. So I suggest to create a wiki under 4.0 planning
>>> wiki<
>>> 
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.0+Release+Planning
>>>> to
>>> consolidate and trace all related tasks and action items. We may also
>>> need a branch to start ASAP.
>>> 
>>> - Shenfeng Liu (Simon)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> A SideBar in general is smooth and nice way to integrate in the office
>>>> UI and provide fast access to new interesting features. And last but
>> not
>>>> least to make use of wide screen displays ;-)
>>>> 
>>>> Juergen
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Kevin Grignon <
>>> kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hello All,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I've been exploring design alternatives for adding navigation tabs
>> to
>>>> the
>>>>>> docked task pane.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> See:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/AOO_UX_Design_Exploration_-_Docked_Task_Pane_Container_-_Tab_User_Interface_Design
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Capture any thoughts or feedback in the discussion section of the
>> wiki
>>>>>> page.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Kevin
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Xin Li   李欣
> UX designer

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