Minutes of the Design Hangout: 2016-Jul-15

2016-July-15 Present:
    + Samuel, Jay, Heiko, Kendy, Cor, Szymon

Easy hacks and extensions
  - nothing new

Google Summer of Code

  * Template Manager (Akshay/Samuel)
        + Akshay is going back to university
        + Emoji toolbar will be finished

  * Area Fill (Rishabh/Heiko)
      + Show user colors below the palette (replaces the recent colors)
      + Rework color picker widget in sidebar so recent colors will be
  replaced by user colors
      + Multiple Palettes functionality working correctly -
         + Problems faced - Abnormally large entries name in few
         + Color Listbox size allocated according to the length of
     longest entry.
             + color listbox wont be used in the new area, so not sure
    the issue (jay)
         + Example: 1. http://imgur.com/HcCjud1 (Increased size of Area
         + Example: 2. http://imgur.com/j6mMjNd (Increased size of
     shadow sidebar tab).
             + looks like a bug in the sidebar code, so isnt a problem
         + Work in progress: Replace the legacy color listbox with new
     color selection widget.
      + Regressions reported :
         + Auto checkbox for gradient steps in gradient tab (quikee)
         + tdf#100907: Enable Background color checkbox for hatch tab
      + Bitmap tab:
         + Design finalized
         + Position offsets X & Y don't work for non tiled bitmap styles
            + Out of scope for GSoC (bubli)
      + Goals for next week:
         + Complete Color tab - https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/26868
         + Complete Bitmap tab - https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/26402/

  * Sidebar Improvements (Susobhan)
      + More Shapes Panel: WIP
        + Basic Layout for More Shapes Panel created. Draft at -
        + Stuck at loading shapes to the panel (similar to Gallery)
      + Preview Checkbox for Styles and Formatting -
        + Stuck at how to add a checkbox to the layout

   * Notebookbar (Szymon, Kendy, Samuel)
      + Intermeditate state switches tabs, (Heiko)
        + it's just an example of the opportunities, another UI file
    would solve this (kendy)
        + UI files to test would be nice
      + Hidden toolbar sections implemented recently

   * Table Styles (kendy, Jakub)
       + Many commits about import/export
       + Core work goes nicely, now focus moves forward to the UI

Enhancements and proposals
    + Draw: Design session about layers/groups in the Navigator today