File management in LibreOffice Viewer

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File management in LibreOffice Viewer

Hi guys,
Back at the conference, I talked to Cloph about the file management in
LibreOffice Viewer for Android. Right now, the user is presented with the
system's entire directory structure and it's up to her/him to find the
right ODT files. This flies in the face of the mobile pattern of
abstracting the file system structure from the user [1] and makes it hard
for people to find their files (as they're generally not accustomed to the
directory structure).

Cloph said that, if the design team agrees, he's willing to change it.

Can we reach an agreement that LibreOffice Viewer should leave file
management to dedicated file managers and show documents it can open up
front?

(The Google Docs apps, Microsoft's Office apps, WPS Office all use this
document management model. Except for LibreOffice and dedicated file
managers, I can't think of a mobile productivity app that doesn't.)

[1] http://fabfuture.blogspot.cz/2013/05/life-without-files.html

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Re: File management in LibreOffice Viewer

Hi Mirek,

sounds very reasonable to me. Eventually it's similar to the start center, probably with less concerns about the actual position. To proceed with the topic the best way is to write a feature request in the bug tracker.

Cheers,
Heiko

On 09/16/2016 07:31 AM, Mirek Mazel wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Back at the conference, I talked to Cloph about the file management in
> LibreOffice Viewer for Android. Right now, the user is presented with the
> system's entire directory structure and it's up to her/him to find the
> right ODT files. This flies in the face of the mobile pattern of
> abstracting the file system structure from the user [1] and makes it hard
> for people to find their files (as they're generally not accustomed to the
> directory structure).
>
> Cloph said that, if the design team agrees, he's willing to change it.
>
> Can we reach an agreement that LibreOffice Viewer should leave file
> management to dedicated file managers and show documents it can open up
> front?
>
> (The Google Docs apps, Microsoft's Office apps, WPS Office all use this
> document management model. Except for LibreOffice and dedicated file
> managers, I can't think of a mobile productivity app that doesn't.)
>
> [1] http://fabfuture.blogspot.cz/2013/05/life-without-files.html
>

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Hi Mirek,

Mirek Mazel wrote on 16-09-16 07:31:

> ... This flies in the face of the mobile pattern

Thanks for teaching me some en(US) ;)

> Cloph said that, if the design team agrees, he's willing to change it.

I agree and will mark so in the issue.

Was good meeting again!

Ciao - Cor

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Re: File management in LibreOffice Viewer

Thanks for the response, guys!
Here's the bug report:
https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=102222 .

2016-09-16 9:26 GMT+02:00 Cor Nouws <[hidden email]>:

> Hi Mirek,
>
> Mirek Mazel wrote on 16-09-16 07:31:
>
> > ... This flies in the face of the mobile pattern
>
> Thanks for teaching me some en(US) ;)
>
> > Cloph said that, if the design team agrees, he's willing to change it.
>
> I agree and will mark so in the issue.
>
> Was good meeting again!
>
> Ciao - Cor
>
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> Cor Nouws
> GPD key ID: 0xB13480A6 - 591A 30A7 36A0 CE3C 3D28  A038 E49D 7365 B134 80A6
> - vrijwilliger http://nl.libreoffice.org
> - volunteer http://www.libreoffice.org
> - The Document Foundation Membership Committee Member
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