Minutes of the Design Hangout: 2016-Jul-08

2016-July-08 Present:
    + Jay, Heiko, Samuel, Szymon, Susobhan

Easy hacks and extensions

   * https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=34551 (Rotate fill effect)
   * https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=96015 (Help menu)
   * https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=97918 (uno for distribution dlg)
     + probably no UX needed
Google Summer of Code

  * @all GSoC students: ESC asks for documentation of UI changes, which is important and required,
    please write at least a few bullet points and get in touch with the docu team (@ohallot, #libreoffice-doc)
    + Acknowledged

  * Template Manager (Akshay/Samuel)
        + Working on emoji toolbar now since main project is finished
        + Documentation is on the list
        + Search functionality in start center: no progress
        + Remote templates: not being done

  * Area Fill (Rishabh/Heiko)
      + Work completed this week -
         + Hatch tab - merged
         + Gradient tab - In review
         + Bitmap tab - In review
      + Rendering bug in pattern tab -
         + Icon view listbox - http://imgur.com/pYydQWz
         + Related to bug - https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100731
      + Work in progress -
         + Pattern tab redesign.
         + Move all the fillstyle tabs inside the area tab.
      + Goals for next week -
         + Merge Gradient tab and Bitmap tab.
         + Move all the fillstyle tabs inside the area tab.
         + Fix the rendering issue for pattern tab.
         + Color tab -
            + Include mulitple palettes in color tab.
            + Include user.soc for custom colors.
      + Points to be discussed -
         + Include the Auto checkbox for gradient steps
            + Regression pointed out by quikee.
            + Default value set to 0 not 64.
         + Color tab design with multiple palette and user.soc list.
            + Discussion on workflow
         + Workflow for moving between fillstyle tabs inside area tab.
            + Preserve old entry selection till the dialog is open (?).
         + Multiple palettes in new color selecting widget to replace legacy color listbox.

  * Sidebar Improvements (Susobhan)
      + Margins needed for Draw (upcoming)
      + 'Default' Shapes Panel up on gerrit - https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/26770/
        - Enable for Writer/Impress/Calc?
        -> Just for Draw (Jay)
      + Working on 'More' Shapes Panel

   * Notebookbar (Szymon, Kendy, Samuel)
    + Testing instructions: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/NotebookBar
        + File menu
          + https://trello.com/c/Hp5b48z7/4-file-menu-tab
          + Fill the File tab and create a file menu - then see what is more useful
          + Might need a quick acess bar where users can add commands
           + quick access in ms office & wps - http://www.picpaste.com/pics/ms_word-0JUsuhTh.1467983629.png

Enhancements and proposals
    + Defaults for snap features "To object frame" and "To object points" (Heiko)
      + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93276
      + IIRC there is some bug report that functionality doesn't work properly (Jay)
      + Snap to X interferes with snap to grid
      -> keep it as it is, WFM (/done)
    + Single Toolbar Mode (Samuel/Akshay/Yousuf)
      + https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=92218
      + hiding toolbars need better concept (Samuel)
        + .uno command hides all toolbars first (including those from extensions) and show then the single tb
        + user can reshow the other, now hidden tb's using the menu
    + Draw: Proposal for design session on Jul/15
       + https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bbbjhMcbdbxPT3UQfaGDEhQ5vy2H1qu_a7b9ICeJ3Ck/edit?usp=sharing