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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 Sat, 23 Jun 2012 13:44:02 GMT
What do you guys think?

http://i.imgur.com/iSrzf.png vs http://i.imgur.com/esY1o.png

https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=119671

Thank you.

--Dwayne

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Dwayne Henderson <
its.code.in.here@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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