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From Dwayne Henderson <its.code.in.h...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Calc] Feature request: An easier way of laying out form elements
Date Thu, 31 May 2012 08:27:59 GMT
I really appreciate the support! Will add to Bugzilla ASAP.

--Dwayne

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 5:55 AM, Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 6:56 AM, Dwayne Henderson <
> its.code.in.here@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Greetings!
> >
> > Seeking an easier way of laying out form elements.
> >
> > Right now, after creating a form element, one has to spend a lot of time
> > getting the PositionX, PositionY, Width and Height just right if one
> wants
> > it to fit in nicely with the cell - without blocking out parts of its
> grid
> > (
> > http://i.imgur.com/7oeAU.png => http://i.imgur.com/idTKV.png) - or being
> > too crammed to the left.
> >
> > I'm thinking:
> >
> > - A "Snap to grid" that snaps to the actual cell grid
> > - A "Spacing to contents" for form elements such as Option Buttons, Check
> > Boxes etc. so that they don't get too crammed to the left
> > - "Text padding" for the text inside List Boxes etc. so that they too
> don't
> > get too crammed to the left (currently one has to add a leading
> whitespace
> > to remedy this: http://i.imgur.com/H7Yye.png)
> >
>
> KG01
>
> Indeed, smarter defaults would reduce the amount of secondary formatting
> and form layout refinements - making for a better experience
>
> You've made many great suggestions. Consider capturing these requests as
> individual requests for enhancement in BZ backlog.
>
> Regards,
> Kevin
>
>
>
> > I hope we can get together and do something about this ASAP.
> >
> > --Dwayne
> >
>

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