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Features, Office The Document Foundation (TDF) has announced the release of version 3.4.2 of the open source LibreOffice office suite. According to TDF Steering Committee member Italo Vignoli, the third release in the 3.4.x branch of LibreOffice is now ready for both individuals and enterprises, and can be used for production.
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New new icons
by VistaUser on Mon 8th Aug 2011 23:25 UTC
VistaUser
Member since:
2008-03-08

I like the New icons introduced by LibreOffice.

The only problem is they make the rest of the suite's UI look very dated.

They also need to drop the "AA_A_" Icons used instead of "BIU" for Bold Italics and Underline - the guidelines supporting them are totally weird.

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RE: New new icons
by demosthenese on Tue 9th Aug 2011 01:06 in reply to "New new icons"
demosthenese Member since:
2011-02-01

I like the New icons introduced by LibreOffice.

The only problem is they make the rest of the suite's UI look very dated.

They also need to drop the "AA_A_" Icons used instead of "BIU" for Bold Italics and Underline - the guidelines supporting them are totally weird.


And if you don't speak English, BIU will not be meaningful.

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RE[2]: New new icons
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Tue 9th Aug 2011 02:45 in reply to "RE: New new icons"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Well, then they could be replaced with the appropriate characters for the language in question, as long as there aren't any duplicates. I'd hazard to guess that english, german, spanish and french are the four most popular languages for Libre. Would it really be tough to do it just for those four and revert to the other connotation for other langauges? I'm guessing the A based indicator may not make sense for non latin alphabets.

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RE[2]: New new icons
by evert on Tue 9th Aug 2011 08:20 in reply to "RE: New new icons"
evert Member since:
2005-07-06

True, B[old] I[talics] C[ursive] is not so meaningful is you don't speak English.

On the other hand, my native tongue is Dutch, and I would still prefer BIC because it correlates with keyboard shortcuts.

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RE[2]: New new icons
by JPowers27 on Tue 9th Aug 2011 17:56 in reply to "RE: New new icons"
JPowers27 Member since:
2008-07-30

BIU replaced the AAA in the English UI. The letters are localized.

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