Currently (LO 188.8.131.52), it is tedious to work with animations other than the standard "Appear", because animations can be changed only one object at a time. If more than one object is chosen, then most fields in the Animation window are greyed out. (Only "Start" can be changed for several objects at once.) To change animation effect or properties of the effect, you have to do it one object at a time.
It is suggested to add the possibility of choosing several objects and apply changes like choice of animation to all objects at the same time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create an Impress slide with more than one object, e.g. a bullet list with more than entry.
2. Open animation window: View > Animation
3. Choose more than one object and add animation (which will by default be "Appear")
The "Category" and most other other fields in the Animation window are greyed out. To choose a different animation, e.g. "Box", you have to choose only one object in the list.
"Category" and relevant other fields should be active, allowing changes to the animation of several objects at a time.
User Profile Reset: No
A similar request is mentioned in the thread of bug 65331.
Version used was LO 184.108.40.206, but has also been tested in 220.127.116.11 rc with similar results.
Version: 18.104.22.168 (x64)
Build ID: 1ec314fa52f458adc18c4f025c545a4e8b22c159
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: GL; VCL: win;
Locale: da-DK (da_DK); UI-Language: en-GB
it makes sense to me. I just tried in MSO Impress and it's possible
@Jim, I thought you might be interested in this enhancement...
I'll be working on this.
Submitted a patch
Srijan Bhatia committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":
tdf#126394 Allow changing animations for several objects at once
It will be available in 7.1.0.
The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
https://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.
This works fine - thanks for the fix!
Version: 22.214.171.124.alpha0+ (x64)
Build ID: 4d33262b1b652b57f222c9f1cce7d976725399d4
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 18362; UI render: Skia/Raster; VCL: win
Locale: da-DK (da_DK); UI: da-DK