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From Armin Le Grand <Armin.Le.Gr...@me.com>
Subject Re: Default size on Linux
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2013 15:00:01 GMT
Hi Andre,

     +1

Armin

On 09.07.2013 16:57, Andre Fischer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like to propose another small enhancement: a change of the 
> default size of application windows on Linux.  In some cases--Writer, 
> start center, Math, Base--the application window is almost square by 
> default (for Calc, Impress and Draw it is fullscreen).  This does not 
> work well with the new sidebar, which was designed with widescreen 
> displays in mind.
>
> I would like to change that to what is used on Mac, use 80% of width 
> and height of the screen, on which the application starts.For screen 
> widths of 1024 and below I would still use the current values 
> (therefore you will see no differences in the 1024x768 and 800x600 
> screen shots.)  As this sizing scheme is already in use on the Mac 
> platform  it is tried and accepted (at least I know of no 
> complaints).  The default fullscreen mode for Calc, Impress and Draw 
> would not be changed.
>
> Here are some comparisons for the current state (left side) and the 
> proposed sizes (right side).  To speed up download I have provided 
> smaller versions (25% and 50%) along with the original sizes:
>
>  800x 600  25% [1],  50% [2],  100% [3]
> 1024x 768  25% [4],  50% [5],  100% [6]
> 1280x1024  25% [7],  50% [8],  100% [9]
> 1680x1050  25% [10], 50% [11], 100% [12]
> 1920x1200  25% [13], 50% [14], 100% [15]
>
> The change is rather small and restricted to Linux (the GTK module) 
> and should have low risk of introducing regressions.
>
> Best regards,
> Andre
>
>
>
> [1] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-800-600-h-25.png
> [2] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-800-600-h-50.png
> [3] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-800-600-h-100.png
> [4] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1024-768-h-25.png
> [5] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1024-768-h-50.png
> [6] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1024-768-h-100.png
> [7] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1280-1024-h-25.png
> [8] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1280-1024-h-50.png
> [9] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1280-1024-h-100.png
> [10] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1680-1050-h-25.png
> [11] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1680-1050-h-50.png
> [12] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1680-1050-h-100.png
> [13] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1920-1200-25-h.png
> [14] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1920-1200-50-h.png
> [15] http://people.apache.org/~af/images/scale/writer-1920-1200-h-100.png
>
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