Documentation Team Meeting Minutes March 31st 2022 at 18:00 UTC.
Presents: Olivier, Dave, Steve
Review draft Calc Guide chapters
Review Base guide
Review draft Draw / Impress chapters
Review Calc function wiki pages
Address problems with Help (Olivier)
+ LibreOffice 7.3.2 released today (3/31/2022)
Topics and Discussion:
[3/31 - VN]: -
As the developer community uses Writer and Impress to communicate code snippets with their peers, code highlighting or colorizing is a beneficial feature.
Enhancing existing features in Writer (Styles -> Source Text) to include colorizing and indentation can be the starting point. However, this requires UI and Engineering team to take it forward.
+ Base guide need more attention on accuracy rather than color code (SF)
+ Code colorizing is an nice addition (all)
[3/31 - VN]:
Including the experimental features in the release notes will be helpful for the authors and reviewers. Is there a possibility to include these items in the release notes?
+ Remind developers to list experimental modes in release notes
+ Do the team wish to change the documentation development workflow and adopt this macro process?
+ covered in the code colorizing topic
* Guides error/mistake report (OH)
+ Need a better way to let readers report mistakes and errors.
+ Mailing List ?
+ Bugzilla ?
+ Redmine ?
+ Ask (aka Discourse)?
+ We need to clearly inform user where to report (e.g. in the Preface)
+ Ask Advise to experts
+ Nextcloud app for tracking issues?
Some reports followed in Bugzilla:
* 145916 – Writer Guide confuses AutoText with Macro
* 145917 – Getting Started Guide, Chapt 13 on Macro: confusing, repetitive, and not well organized
* 148254 – User guide: text referring to wrong field in English LO7.2 Base Guide
Next meeting : *THURSDAY* April 14th 2022 at 18:00 UTC.