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Bug 60362 - More efficient integration of math mode inside a document
Summary: More efficient integration of math mode inside a document
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
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Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
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Blocks: Formula-Editor
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Reported: 2013-02-06 10:39 UTC by Frederic Parrenin
Modified: 2018-11-01 19:14 UTC (History)
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Description Frederic Parrenin 2013-02-06 10:39:21 UTC
LibreOffice is sub-optimal for an heavy use of math equations.
There is a lot to learn from the Lyx word processor on this aspect and several features could be copied:
- quick entry in math mode with the CTRL-M and CTRL-shift-M commands
- no visible source code for the equation. The source code is displayed inside the equation until the command is completed.
- direct interaction with the formula using the mouse or the arrow keys with a cursor which is displayed
- quick way out of math mode using the space key

Implementing these features would bring an important added value to LibreOffice for scientists.
Comment 1 Jorendc 2013-02-06 12:23:36 UTC
Hi,

Thank you very much for this enhancement request.
I can't find any duplicate/similar request, therefore I mark this as NEW.

Kind regards,
Joren