Working with a full-screen window is a great way to work without distractions such as a ticking clock, new email indicator &c. However, LibreOffice full screen mode does not just make the window full screen, it also removes the menus and toolbars, thus making editing much less convenient.
I understand that some users will prefer things this way; making LibreOffice remember separate chrome configurations for full screen and normal windows would allow us to configure its operation to taste.
When I go to full screen mode, most of the UI chrome disappears.
Unless I tell LibreOffice to display different chrome in full screen mode, it should display the same as when windowed.
Operating System: Ubuntu
Great idea. Marking as:
High - seems like this would be wanted by anyone using full screen. Furthermore you can't even open a dialog (such as styles dialog) when full screened.
ProposedEasyHack - no clue if this is true but maybe so put it on there to look for code pointers
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In order to limit the confusion between ProposedEasyHack and EasyHack and to make queries much easier we are changing ProposedEasyHack to NeedsDevEval.
Thank you and apologies for the noise
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It is not clear how this should be implemented (behind an option?), so pinging design team.
Sounds to me like a perfect use case for the Notebookbar. Users who wants full screen without menu/toolbar take the standard layout all other one of the NB variants.
Other than that I resolve the issue as WFM. The OS/DE provides means to hide the taskbar plus maximizing the UI should be enough for distraction free working. Feel free to reopen but please add a comment in that case.