Bug 109232 (Special-Character) - [META] Special character dialog and toolbar group button bugs and enhancements
Summary: [META] Special character dialog and toolbar group button bugs and enhancements
Status: NEW
Alias: Special-Character
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
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unspecified
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Depends on: 41981 55844 56301 56363 90848 109212 109215 111816 112223 112267 113134 113309 113637 114721 115477 119156 120753 120899 121231 123527 138966 139107 139359 155274 155275 156625 156699 159000 34882 53299 70438 74789 91180 109007 109115 109208 109209 109210 109214 109216 109217 109791 110354 111336 111337 111625 111739 111775 111795 111924 112020 112147 112149 112222 112261 112430 113310 113343 113352 113676 114549 115445 115634 116138 116355 116805 116876 116934 117023 117038 117337 117364 118300 118304 118390 118681 118694 118993 119441 119579 120562 120730 123793 123843 128850 129678 129907 132970 134988 135446 135656 135997 136230 136781 137294 137736 138193 139796 141319 148487 150143 153150 153806 154087 154088 154089 154884 155957 156538 159018 159572
Blocks: Dialog Character
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Reported: 2017-07-20 12:04 UTC by Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired)
Modified: 2024-06-14 05:18 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Description Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2017-07-20 12:04:31 UTC

    
Comment 1 Heiko Tietze 2017-09-05 07:34:05 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2017-09-05 09:14:10 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Heiko Tietze 2017-09-05 11:24:34 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Ulrich Windl 2017-12-27 10:19:36 UTC
(https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/6.0 refer to thus bug, but there's little substance)
What I wanted to suggest for the new favourite characters is:
Instead of letting the user add quite a lot of favourite characters, let the user define sets of favourite charcaters for the following reasons: The special characters needed depend on the context (e.g. symbols for mathematical formulas, bullets for lists, foreign language characters, etc.) most of the time.
Also make sure that the user can see metadata of the favorite character selected (e.g. hovering displays some info bubble), as many characters may look very similar (consider the different types of dashes Unicode offers)