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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [Libreoffice] suggestion to improve libreoffice writer




On 19/03/11 03:18, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
Charles Marcus wrote:
On 2011-03-17 4:06 PM, Steve Edmonds wrote:
Hi.
This is a good point to discuss and I have posted to
discuss@documentfoundation.org also.
I prefer separate windows because I can compare and proof
documents/sheets side by side and mouse focus in linux makes scrolling
without changing window focus possible. I would be disappointed if LO
went to tabs.

Shouldn't be a problem as long as it worked similarly to Firefox...
meaning, it uses tabs but does not preclude the use of separate windows.
So, you should be able to drag a tab to a new window, or vice-versa...

Best of both worlds...

Until Unity and/or GONME3 if I understand their changes correctly. 
Each open application is full screen and almost no way to get around
it currently.

This is not intended to start a flame war or a new thread but a heads
up for those that like multiple windows visible at once.  I just
finished a couple of articles that lead me to believe they are taking
a quite a few steps towards glitz and away from real desktop
functionality.

Gnome and I have never got on, KDE for me, I have 8 windows visible now
and more lurking in the background just waiting. How will Gnome3 handle
multi head?. May be allow multiple windows split by head. Anyway, the
option of tabs would be good for Gnome and just generally for users who
run all applications maximised.
In which case why not add tabs for any other open LO instances (calc,
impress,..).

steve

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