The Free and Open Productivity Suite
Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 released

Meeting Minutes


Weekly Meeting common User Interface (CUI)


September 26th 2002


10:00h, MEST


Cupertino, eham-02


+ Hans-Peter Burow (PB)
+ Christian Jansen (CJ)
+ Matthias Müller-Prove (MMP)
+ Frank Schönheit (FS)
+ Oliver Specht (OS)
+ Gunnar Timm (GT)
+ Christian Lippka (CL)
+ Daniel Rentz (DR)

Minute Taker

GT (next: OS, DR, CJ, CL, FS, PB, MMP, GT)

Distribution List


Table of Contents

  1. Action Items

  2. Roundtable

1 Action Items




previous items

Investigate Tools/Options layout



Collect occurrences of "do not show this again" dialogs

all -> FS


Save Cursor Position in Writer Document


in progress

new items

Modify color configuration for non document area


Announce "Last-Doc-Close-Prob"-Proposal


1.1 Modify color configuration for non document area

When setting the window background color to gray 50%, the cursor is not visible out of the document area in Impress/Draw. In Writer this problem does not occur because one can't edit out of this area and therefor the cursor gets another form and is visible. In Impress/Draw the cursor is painted with XOR, which obviously isn't very clever for a 50% gray... To avoid this, the color for the entire area must not be near 50% gray. E.g. avoiding a range of 40...60% will ensure at least a bit contrast between cursor and background.

1.2 Announce "Last-Doc-Close-Prob"-Proposal

MMP will post a proposal to solve the problem for what to do when closing the last document window. We hope that the community will add comments and/or give additional ideas.

2 Roundtable

2.1 Meeting frequency

All attendees agreed that it is enough to meet every 2nd week. So the next meeting will be on 2002-10-10.

Apache Feather

Copyright & License | Privacy | Website Feedback | Contact Us | Donate | Thanks

Apache and the Apache feather logo are trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation. OpenOffice, OpenOffice.org and the seagull logo are registered trademarks of The Apache Software Foundation. Other names appearing on the site may be trademarks of their respective owners.