Bug 144929 - the new "document saved" icon and its ambiguous use
Summary: the new "document saved" icon and its ambiguous use
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: Statusbar
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Reported: 2021-10-05 04:53 UTC by peter josvai
Modified: 2022-05-25 03:35 UTC (History)
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Description peter josvai 2021-10-05 04:53:09 UTC

I've tried Lo7, and although I was happy with the good visibility of the new (downward arrow) "document saved" icon, I was also disappointed by its new location (moved from the center of the status bar to the left corner)...

suggestion: it could be moved back to the center, or customizable... 

about the left corner: 
the man menu is there... (usually / traditionally), and when we most of the times look there, we are ready to deal with something outside the program / app we're working in...

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problem #2:

the downward green arrow suggests a local copy being the same (in sync) with a file in the cloud...

now, this is a totally false context..
and as such it is already a bad solution...

let's remember, HTML5 is a new era i which everything should look what it is, that is, the appearance should reflect the functionality clearly and transparently..

the question is NOT whether of nor someone might think that her or his document is being synced to the cloud, but whether or not a downward green arrow means in today's language being synced to a cloud (server) ...

a green asterix would be way better, for example....
or a green asterix next to a document symbol

- - - thank you for developing libreoffice - - -
Comment 1 Dieter 2021-10-25 14:38:01 UTC
Peter, I think bug 92406 includes your idea. So let's focus on the second problem (one bug report for each problem): I have a disk as icon (white, if document has not been modifed and red, if some change has been made). I use icon style Colibre. So I don't see an arrow. Please give information about the icon style you use.

Comment 2 Ming Hua 2021-10-25 15:32:30 UTC
(In reply to peter josvai from comment #0)
> I was also disappointed by its new
> location (moved from the center of the status bar to the left corner)...
FYI, the icon was moved by commit
as a result of resolving bug 133265.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2022-04-24 03:30:32 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2022-05-25 03:35:34 UTC
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