Hi, Am 24.06.2011 11:58, schrieb Astron: >>> Perhaps this highlights some of the >>> problems of separating document settings from application settings, and >>> in particular application defaults for document settings ;-) > Ha, what it really highlights is that LibO currently doesn't separate > well. This seems the biggest bug in the current Options box (affects > Language, Colour, etc. settings).
Yes, but fixing this would be a larger rework. Not only from the code hacking perspective - also for UX considerations. And first we would need to do an analysis, which options are currently stored in the Document and which are only application settings. From what I've seen so far, this is not easy to see in the code - it's easier to do some "reverse engineering" and try to find this out manually. >> Good catch - the setting at Calc - view will be saved in the document. > What I don't get is why the application-wide setting under > LibreOffice–Appearance overrides the per-document setting under > Calc–View. I'd bet, because some StarOffice customer wnated to have it that way back in the 90s ;) > >> So .. I still find this confusing, but some people might miss this option. >> I'd love to have the Usage tracking data :( > I'd say most people won't notice, but removing this completely now > that it's there doesn't seem an option—for now it probably has to > stay. Okay, is it possible to combine all the things under Objects > into one option "[X] Show graphical objects"  and then simply add > the new checkbox the dialogue? >  What's the use case for these options? Screen-reader friendliness? > Lower resource usage? Normally such options were introduced for performance reasons at a time when 4MB (not GB) were standard for a computer's RAM (and the graphic card's memory was still measured in kB). Although it is easy to remove these settings (or just have one joined setting for all the graphical objects) I'd rather remove one silly option (grid color) instead of two. This opens a new point btw: if someone wants to clean up the Calc settings (means give a specification from a user's perspective what can be removed or combined) I'd likely find some time to work on an implementation. regards, André -- Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to design+h...@global.libreoffice.org Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/design/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted