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    Subject: [libreoffice-design] Minutes of the design meeting: 2017-Aug-10
    From: Heiko Tietze <>
    Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:07:37 +0200
    To: LibO Design <>
    Present: Samuel, Stuart, Heiko
    * Further improvements for the meeting needed?
    + perhaps start one hour earlier because of ESC meeting (stuart)
    + lets try the current time first for a while (heiko)
    + make it shorter, e.g. 20min
    + depends on preparation of participants
    + thumbs/up down limits the meeting
    + sometimes even 40-50mins are not enough
    + brevity make the meeting not better
    => keep it at 1h
    + more structured agenda, only yes/no decisions
    + agenda is the right way
    + should be followed strictly
    => good like it is now
    + CC agenda on project/dev/qa/marketing mailing list
    + all who are interested are likely in the design ML
    + spamming all ML is not good
    => keep it in the design ML
    * Floating menus (options buttons)
    + Floating menu buttons that provide access to contextual functions
    + Should be unobtrusive but are always always in the way
    + Requested here is a menu for auto fill
    + And in general wrt. toolbars
    + if someone implements it... (samuel)
    + not our workflow, wontfix (heiko)
    + MUFFIN-approach is our way, we'd need to make those controls flexible (stuart)
    => keep the tickets
    * Enhance mail merge toolbar
    + request to add some buttons to the MM toolbar
    + sounds good (heiko)
    + aligns with jmux? (stuart)
    + add them as icons without text (samuel)
    => thumbs up
    * Page layout mode for Calc
    + spreadsheet is not a writer document with tables -> out of scope (heiko)
    + nice idea and good for new users (stuart)
    + if we go ahead with this idea it should behave like the (standard) page preview in Writer
    for consistency (heiko)
    + how to handle pivot table -> it's a can of worms (stuart)
    => thumbs up, depending on devs
    * Page render issue
    + get rid of blurry page border?
    + vcl dependent?, better improve hardware rendering (stuart)
    => discuss in ESC, ideally keep the blurry border
    * Make page orientation preview icon interactive
    + change the orientation by clicking the icon
    => wontfix, real previews are not interactive in LibO
    * Advertise LibreOffice when sending odf files per email
    => thumbs down