Bug 36112 - Combine Apply and Reset Buttons in Dialogues
Summary: Combine Apply and Reset Buttons in Dialogues
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.4.0 Beta1
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-04-10 03:39 UTC by Stefan Knorr (astron)
Modified: 2012-02-08 09:16 UTC (History)
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Slightly too large GIF animation of the behaviour (610.66 KB, image/gif)
2011-04-10 03:39 UTC, Stefan Knorr (astron)

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Description Stefan Knorr (astron) 2011-04-10 03:39:14 UTC
Created attachment 45456 [details]
Slightly too large GIF animation of the behaviour

To save LibreOffice dialogues from becoming too cluttered, now that there is an added "Apply" button, I would propose to combine the Apply and Reset buttons that are currently used. Please see the animation in the attachment.
It might help if the proposed Apply/Revert button had a red/green icon on itdepending on in which state it currently is (not shown in the GIF).
Comment 1 Jan Holesovsky 2011-04-14 14:37:45 UTC
So - I think this would be best discussed on the design@ mailing list; but I am personally not a friend buttons that change context...  Instead, I think it would be good to eg. change the [OK] / [Apply] / [Cancel] combo to [Apply] / [Close]; or something.
Comment 2 Kohei Yoshida 2011-04-18 18:11:16 UTC
BTW, 3.3.4 version number doesn't exist.  Did you mean 3.4 Beta1?
Comment 3 Stefan Knorr (astron) 2011-04-19 05:38:09 UTC
You're right. I was confused -- I set it as a target version number. Thanks for the correction.
Comment 4 Björn Michaelsen 2011-12-23 12:05:22 UTC
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Comment 5 Stefan Knorr (astron) 2012-02-08 09:16:32 UTC
Resolving this as WONTFIX, seeing how modeless dialogues would be much more desirable. See: