Bug 157676 - "save as" file type selector carefully hidden
"save as" file type selector carefully hidden
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
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Reported: 2005-05-13 13:25 EDT by Rik van Riel
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-30 03:51:10 EDT
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Description Rik van Riel 2005-05-13 13:25:12 EDT
Description of problem:

In order to reach the file type selector from the "save as" menu, you first
need to open the "Browse for other folders" dropdown.  This is unintuitive
and confusing - it took me a few minutes to find since I didn't think that
options completely unrelated to "other folders" would be in that menu...

Expected results:

The "save as" menu has the file type selector directly available.

(adding Seth to the CC list since this could use a UI designer opinion)
Comment 1 Caolan McNamara 2005-05-30 03:51:10 EDT
Yeah it sucks. I've a patch pending to make the OOo save/load dialogs more like
the gimp-2.2 save/load dialog with a seperation of browse on suffix vs an
additional list of actual file types to load/save as.

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