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From bugzi...@apache.org
Subject [Bug 119326] New: Create a "First Run Center"
Date Thu, 10 May 2012 23:37:58 GMT
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=119326

          Priority: P3
            Bug ID: 119326
                CC: ooo-issues@incubator.apache.org
          Assignee: uineedsconfirm@ui.openoffice.org
           Summary: Create a "First Run Center"
          Severity: enhancement
        Issue Type: DEFECT
    Classification: Code
                OS: All
          Reporter: rgb.mldc@gmail.com
          Hardware: PC
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
           Version: current
         Component: ui
           Product: ui

Created attachment 77523
  --> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/attachment.cgi?id=77523&action=edit
Possible layout for a "first run center"

== Background ==

The recent elimination of the registration wizard on AOO 3.4 had a small
negative side effect: new users will not be prompted to fill the information
under Tools → Options → OpenOffice.org → User data. 

This is a problem because, for example, without that data Writer will open
documents on the first page instead of the last edited point: there will be no
match between the non existing user data and the document author. 

While easy to fix (just fill the data), not all new users will be aware of the
meaning of that configuration so I think it is a good idea to guide them there
on first run. 

== The proposal ==

The main idea is to build a "First run center" that replace the start center
only on first run, providing some information and quick links to important
settings that needs to be configured by the user, among other things like links
to the extensions and templates sites, a small document that list the main
AOO's characteristics, etc. 

On the attached odg file you'll find a diagram with a possible layout for this
first run center.

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