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    May 21, 2016; 9:51am Heiko Tietze-2
    Minutes of the Design Hangout: 2016-May-20
    Present: Samuel, Jay, Heiko, Susobhan, Akshay
    Google Summer of Code
      * Template Manager (Akshay)
        * May-20:
          + New template manager & save dialog implemented ( https:// )
          + Bug/Enhancement report
          + ToDo list:
          + Many fixes upcoming
          + Planned for 5.2
          + What control use for new categories? (Samuel/Heiko: Combobox, Akshay:
    List, Jay: two controls)
            + Akshay/Jay: will try the options and decide
      * Progress of Area Fill project (Rishabh)
        * May-20:
          + Pattern is being move to a separate tab; still need predefined samples
            + there is a bug report about patterns (Jay) - tdf#94547
          + Gradient controls have been moved
          + Hatching was moved, patch is under review
          + Discussion about Add/Delete/Modify favorizing to turn it into Save
    plus the current dialog when changes weren't saved
      * Progress of Sidebar Improvements (Susobhan)
        * May-20
          + Working on completing Impress's Slide Background content panel -
          + Make Writer's Page tab patch compilable - https://
    Enhancements and proposals
      * May-20: Add Character spacing widget to toolbar? (Samuel)
        + Add as hidden but do not show by default (Jay/Heiko)
      * May-20: Moving the spacing and indent buttons next to the labels (Rishabh,

        + Concerns about anchors, i.e. spacing looks like attached to the center
    instead of the label (Samuel)
        + Perhaps remove the +/- buttons to clean up the UI (Jay)
        + Sidebar HIG requests one-click interactions with favorite options
    Gallery: Integration of additional symbol sets
      * May-20: First steps
        * Started to investigate the current status (Heiko)
          + 68 arrows, 92 bullets, 18 computer, 108 diagram...
          + ~90% as svg but some png
          + various sizes for svg and png
          + svg with gradients are not always well defined (path for primitives)
          + gradients are badly interpreted (tdf#64464)
          -> too many objects without a good concept
        * Web wizard is buggy and very outdated
          + Agreed (Samuel: tdf#99967 )
          + Drop homepage category from gallery (Jay)
        * Started to create new objects (Heiko)
          + e.g. BPMN
          + simple shapes and grouped does not work well (e.g. glue point issues
    tdf#45864, tdf#96419, depend on style)
          + better use custom shapes (Regina per email)
            + works weird for styles and formatting
          + no UI for custom shapes!
        * Contraints for factory gallery items
          + one size, e.g. 1cm by 1cm
          + only vector graphics
          + one format at best odg
            + Samuel: needs discussion, e.g. odg is a document format
            + Jay: there is a bug report -
          + min 10, max 50 items per category
          + max 20 categories
            + Could be easily more when searching is possible (Jay)
          + careful naming of objects
          + ...
        * Numerous issues with Insert SVG filter (https://
          + Surprisignly similar to PDF filter issues (tdf#99746, Draw related
        * Suggestion to have a hack fest for Gallery and SVG (Regina per email)
      * May-20: Continued reorganization of bugs
        + META: Enhance Draw's block diagram capabilities (tdf#99563)
          + SUB META: Improve Connector handling (tdf#99649 +13)
          + SUB META: Introduce auto generation of block diagram (tdf#99669, +2)
        + META: Enhance Draw's vector graphics capabilities (tdf#99622)
          + SUB META: Improve Layer Handling (tdf#99648 +13)
          + SUB META: Improve Gallery (tdf#99671 +8)
        + META: Enhance Draw's DTP capabilities (tdf#99525)
          + SUB META: Improve PDF filter handling (tdf#99746 +29)
          + tdf#49247, tdf#99339
        + search for svg in Draw results in ~50 bug tickets
          + tried to go through but resigned after ~10
          + moved some to graphics stack
          + most/all are attached to Meta: insert SVG image filter (all modules)
    (Pad was cleaned up and received some minor reorganizations)