Bug 40084 - Access existing bookmarks from outside Navigator - maybe via the dialog Insert>Bookmark ?
Summary: Access existing bookmarks from outside Navigator - maybe via the dialog Inser...
Status: RESOLVED WORKSFORME
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
3.3.0 release
Hardware: All All
: low enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2011-08-14 09:29 UTC by Dotan Cohen
Modified: 2015-07-05 07:03 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Crash report or crash signature:


Attachments

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Dotan Cohen 2011-08-14 09:29:42 UTC
It is simply too much trouble to open Navigator, find the bookmarks, open the + symbol, then find the appropriate bookmark. As a workaround, users highlight the text to bookmark and remove the highlights later. This sometimes introduces bugs when printing or updating the text.
Comment 1 Dotan Cohen 2011-08-14 09:29:54 UTC
A better solution might be one of the following:
1) A full bookmarks menu, such as that found in a web browser. In my opinion this would be overkill, though.
2) View -> Bookmarks -> A list of all the bookmarks and an item "Add bookmark here".
3) A toolbar button with a list of all the bookmarks and an item "Add bookmark here".
4) Something else
Comment 2 Cor Nouws 2011-08-22 07:22:40 UTC
Hi Dotan,
A quick access to the bookmarks in the document already exists:
right-click on the statusbar, just right of the page number (which is bottom left).
So I think it is pretty safe to close this as a "works for me" ?
Comment 3 Dotan Cohen 2011-08-22 09:10:03 UTC
Thank you Cor. That feature is completely undiscoverable. If there were a bookmark icon in the same location that would accept a right-click then I would agree that it is a usable, if not hard to find, feature. But as it currently exists it seems more of an easter egg than a feature. No user could be expected to find that on her own.
Comment 4 Cor Nouws 2011-08-22 10:43:25 UTC
The function is well documented in the Help 
   http://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Page_Number
and I have seen some more about it.
But indeed, as with so many things in an office, you have to learn it.

That said: if you prefer to keep this open as an enhancement, of course no problem. But I expect that devs prefer other tasks, so I set it to low.
Comment 5 Björn Michaelsen 2011-12-23 12:36:48 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Dotan Cohen 2012-01-11 01:16:36 UTC
> The function is well documented in the Help
> 

If that is the retort then it is obviously not intuitive to find! Here are some suggestions:
1) A full bookmarks menu, such as that found in a web browser. In my opinion
this would be overkill, though.
2) View -> Bookmarks -> A list of all the bookmarks and an item "Add bookmark
here".
3) A toolbar button with a list of all the bookmarks and an item "Add bookmark
here".
Comment 7 Gilvan Vilarim 2012-02-03 16:27:56 UTC
Please, consider also to show bookmarks just like non-printable characters. See bug #45589 (enhc). It would avoid highlighting texts, as Dotan said.


Best regards,
Gilvan.
Comment 8 Cor Nouws 2012-02-03 16:36:57 UTC
pls don't touch the version field :-) 
It indicates the version for which the issue (first) was found/created
thanks
Comment 9 Gilvan Vilarim 2012-02-05 06:26:39 UTC
Oops, sorry for touching the version field...I didn't know about that.

Best regards,
Gilvan.
Comment 10 Cor Nouws 2012-02-05 06:33:30 UTC
(In reply to comment #9)
> Oops, sorry for touching the version field...I didn't know about that.

It's OK :-)
Comment 11 Björn Michaelsen 2015-07-05 07:03:08 UTC
Closing this one as WORKSFORME as the navigator is now easy and naturally reachable/integrated in the sidebar.