Bug 61054 - FORMATTING: Extend borders toolbar dialog with border formatting
Summary: FORMATTING: Extend borders toolbar dialog with border formatting
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevEval, needsUXEval, topicUI
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Blocks: Cell-Border Split-Group-Buttons
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Reported: 2013-02-18 10:53 UTC by zdenop
Modified: 2021-02-25 15:47 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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proposal for borders toolbar dialog change (6.60 KB, image/png)
2013-02-18 10:53 UTC, zdenop

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Description zdenop 2013-02-18 10:53:43 UTC
Created attachment 75038 [details]
proposal for borders toolbar dialog change

Please add to border toolbar dialog possibility to select format for borders (line style, width, color).
This will increase productivity if you need to format table with different borders.

See attached image for explanation/proposal.
Operating System: All
Version: release
Comment 1 Jorendc 2013-02-19 23:41:03 UTC
Thanks for charing this enhancement request.

@Developers: ProposedEasyHack?

Kind regards,
Comment 2 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2013-10-29 04:27:55 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Joel Madero 2014-02-27 23:03:45 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-13 11:24:28 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2021-02-22 16:03:18 UTC
Design team: seems simple, but maybe verify that the proposal is what we want.
Comment 6 Heiko Tietze 2021-02-25 15:47:21 UTC
While these combined controls look tempting on the first glance the devil is in the detail. Clicking on one of the options in the current widget applies it immediately  and that's how those floating widgets should work. If you pick one of the border options, change the line size, and the color you need to confirm the action, eg. by clicking somewhere else. That would be unexpected and not so easy to understand. 
Plus, the complex interaction can be done on the sidebar and the dialog. There is no need to put everything into one control. => resolving as WF