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From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject DO NOT REPLY [Bug 12686] Tabbed Document Windows
Date Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:57:41 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=12686

elgrindio@gmail.com changed:

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--- Comment #72 from elgrindio@gmail.com 2012-02-15 16:57:41 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #27)
> Like many of the other commentators, I LOVE the Tabs in Firefox. I also agree
> that there are good intrinsic reasons to add Tabs to an Office Suite. My
> real-world project often involve using more than one Office Suite application.
> I'd love to be able to: 
> 
> 1. Open Writer, Calc, etc. in a single window, each in its own Tab.
> 
> 2. SAVE and OPEN all of such open Tabs as ONE document. It would be like a
> supercharged version of the "Bookmark All Tabs" function in Firefox, or maybe
> an
> enhancement of the Master Document feature in OOo 2.0. The goal is to open all
> the related documents in a project at once, and just keep working. Something
> like this already exists in Calc. But there is no logical reason to limit it to
> Calc -- except this is what Microsoft does with Excel. I agree that it would be
> great to create a BETTER user experience than Microsoft does.
> 
> 3. Have the Tabs  on top, like in Firefox, not at the bottom, like in Calc and
> Excel. Tabs on top would be consistent with the familiar GUI approach that
> controls and menus are on top, and the user's content is below them.
> 
> 4. Search, Replace and apply Formatting/Styles across all open documents in all
> the Tabs, regardless of which application is in each Tab. This would help to
> keep all related documents consistent across applications.
> 
> Thanks in advance for considering these points.

I think that this is the best suggestion on tabs. Would be perfect for mixing
report templates that require a combination of WRITER and CALC functions.

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