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From Andre Fischer <awf....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Default size on Linux
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2013 15:07:26 GMT
On 09.07.2013 17:00, Armin Le Grand wrote:
> Hi Andre,
>
>     +1
>
> Armin
>
> On 09.07.2013 16:57, Andre Fischer wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I would like to propose another small enhancement: a change of the 
>> default size of application windows on Linux.  In some cases--Writer, 
>> start center, Math, Base--the application window is almost square by 
>> default (for Calc, Impress and Draw it is fullscreen).  This does not 
>> work well with the new sidebar, which was designed with widescreen 
>> displays in mind.

Issue number is 122709 
(https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=122709)

>>
>> I would like to change that to what is used on Mac, use 80% of width 
>> and height of the screen, on which the application starts.For screen 
>> widths of 1024 and below I would still use the current values 
>> (therefore you will see no differences in the 1024x768 and 800x600 
>> screen shots.)  As this sizing scheme is already in use on the Mac 
>> platform  it is tried and accepted (at least I know of no 
>> complaints).  The default fullscreen mode for Calc, Impress and Draw 
>> would not be changed.
>>
>> Here are some comparisons for the current state (left side) and the 
>> proposed sizes (right side).  To speed up download I have provided 
>> smaller versions (25% and 50%) along with the original sizes:
>>
>>  800x 600  25% [1],  50% [2],  100% [3]
>> 1024x 768  25% [4],  50% [5],  100% [6]
>> 1280x1024  25% [7],  50% [8],  100% [9]
>> 1680x1050  25% [10], 50% [11], 100% [12]
>> 1920x1200  25% [13], 50% [14], 100% [15]
>>
>> The change is rather small and restricted to Linux (the GTK module) 
>> and should have low risk of introducing regressions.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Andre
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-800-600-h-25.png
>> [2] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-800-600-h-50.png
>> [3] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-800-600-h-100.png
>> [4] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1024-768-h-25.png
>> [5] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1024-768-h-50.png
>> [6] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1024-768-h-100.png
>> [7] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1280-1024-h-25.png
>> [8] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1280-1024-h-50.png
>> [9] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1280-1024-h-100.png
>> [10] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1680-1050-h-25.png
>> [11] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1680-1050-h-50.png
>> [12] 
>> http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1680-1050-h-100.png
>> [13] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1920-1200-25-h.png
>> [14] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1920-1200-50-h.png
>> [15] 
>> http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1920-1200-h-100.png
>>
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