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From Tom Davies <tomdavie...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?
Date Sun, 04 Aug 2013 22:32:09 GMT
Hi :)
+1 
wrt to the tabs

Also 
+1 
wrt the bad first stab at side-toolbar

Hopefully these things will change in some future release.  Hopefully as Extensions that
could be used in LO ;)
Regards from 
Tom :)  





>________________________________
> From: Virgil Arrington <cuyfalls@hotmail.com>
>To: Tom Davies <tomdavies04@yahoo.co.uk>; users@openoffice.apache.org; users@global.libreoffice.org

>Sent: Sunday, 4 August 2013, 23:28
>Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?
> 
>
>To me, the AOO sidebar properties panel adds nothing. As you said, it only 
>duplicates the top toolbar. More importantly (for me at least), the styles 
>panel is buried *beneath* the properties panel. With LO, this is where I 
>dock the styles panel. So, now, with AOO, I have to do an extra click to 
>gain access to the styles panel. I've tried several times to find a way to 
>put the styles panel on top (as I have absolutely no need for the properties 
>panel), and I have yet to find a way that works. I may be missing something 
>that the AOO folks can explain to me.
>
>I understand that the properties panel was taken from the Symphony user 
>interface. But, much, much, more desirable would have been Symphony's tabbed 
>document interface. So many programs have it, and it is soooooo useful that 
>I don't understand why neither LO nor AOO have adopted it (yet).
>
>Virgil
>
>-----Original Message----- 
>From: Tom Davies
>Sent: Sunday, August 04, 2013 3:35 PM
>To: Virgil Arrington ; users@openoffice.apache.org ; 
>users@global.libreoffice.org
>Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?
>
>Hi :)
>Just out of curiosity has anyone tried the Apache OpenOffice 4.0 yet?
>
>I really liked the sound of the toolbar down the side so i just gave it a 
>quick go.  I was a tad disappointed to find that toolbar was in addition to 
>the ones we both already have at the top and mostly was just a duplication 
>of many of those buttons.  However 1st time try-outs of new things seldom go 
>completely smoothly!  lol
>
>I would really like to see both LO and AOO go this route and faster.  At the 
>moment all programs seem intent on making the screen more and more like a 
>letter-box slit with more and more wasted space at the sides and more and 
>more crammed in at the top&bottom.
>
>It's becoming tougher and tougher to see a whole document all at the same 
>time.
>Regards from
>Tom :)
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>>________________________________
>> From: Virgil Arrington <cuyfalls@hotmail.com>
>>To: Tom Davies <tomdavies04@yahoo.co.uk>; users@openoffice.apache.org; 
>>users@global.libreoffice.org
>>Sent: Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 1:29
>>Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?
>>
>>
>>Thanks, Tom. I always disable quickstarter as a matter of course.
>>
>>Virgil
>>
>>-----Original Message----- 
>>From: Tom Davies
>>Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 7:13 PM
>>To: Virgil Arrington ; users@openoffice.apache.org ;
>>users@global.libreoffice.org
>>Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?
>>
>>Hi :)
>>I think it's the same conflicts as between any 2 versions of LibreOffice or
>>any 2 versions of AOO or OOo.  Basically avoid having both open at the same
>>time.  That might mean turning off the Quickstarter of both of them.
>>
>>This link might help
>>https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Installing_in_parallel#Windows
>>Regards from
>>Tom :)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>________________________________
>>> From: Virgil Arrington <cuyfalls@hotmail.com>
>>>To: users@openoffice.apache.org; users@global.libreoffice.org
>>>Sent: Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 20:38
>>>Subject: [libreoffice-users] Conflicts?
>>>
>>>
>>>Are there any known conflicts with having LO 4.0.4 and AOO 4.0 installed 
>>>on
>>>the same computer? In my never-ending, obsessive (and admittedly futile)
>>>search for computing perfection, I want to try both programs to see which
>>>better meets my techno-needs.
>>>
>>>Virgil
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