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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Have uploaded five nice presentation template
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 05:23:52 GMT
Some comments from another post to consider when exploring clipart and
template enhancements.


>>Closer integration of clipart and template libraries with user
>> > experience.
>>
>
> I think there was always objections to bloat the office suite with too
much
> graphic intensive templates. Not sure if that opposition will be gone now.
> Impress does need a major facelift with animations and transitions. GSOC
> had integration bridge to OpenClipArt to import the clipart from the
> website, this functionality is also present on Inkscape.
>

I think better integration with external repositories is key.  Look at
what MS Office 2013 does.






On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon.oo@gmail.com>wrote:

> KG01 - see comments inline
>
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Xin Li <lxnice123@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Andre, thanks for your feedback.
>>
>> Yes, agreed. The current templates in AOO looks a little out of date. It
>> is
>> the time that we explore more new templates to make the templates nice and
>> good for use.
>>
>> We have more nice design, I will continue to publish more.
>>
>> 2012/11/2 Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com>
>>
>> > On 01.11.2012 10:00, Xin Li wrote:
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > I have uploaded five nice presentation template. Welcome to have a try
>> > and
>> > > give me some feedback.  Thanks.
>> > >
>> > > http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/node/8966
>> > > http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/node/8968
>> > > http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/node/8970
>> > > http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/node/8972
>> > > http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/node/8974
>> >
>> > I like them all.
>> > It really gets time to clean up the set of AOO templates, drop the ugly
>> > ones (not sure how many would remain) and replace them by prettier ones
>> > like yours.
>>
>
> KG01 - +1
>
> We should perform an assessment of all the templates to see which ones are
> still relevant and which are dated. For example, perhaps we could introduce
> templates to help people create wireframes for mobile devices?
>
> In addition, we should seek ways to make the templates more discoverable.
> Perhaps we could introduce tags to the template ecosystem? For example:
> business, formal, cool_colours
>
> This opportunity for improvement has been captured in the UX Opportunity
> Backlog<http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/AOO_UX_Design_-_Opportunity_Backlog>.
> Let's start to explore possible design directions.
>
> Regards,
> Kevin
>
>
>
>
>> >
>> > -Andre
>> >
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Xin Li   李欣
>> UX designer
>>
>
>

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