[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 51618] Add 'Copy path of open file' command to the menu of Recent used documents

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[Libreoffice-ux-advise] [Bug 51618] Add 'Copy path of open file' command to the menu of Recent used documents

https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=51618

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--- Comment #7 from V Stuart Foote <[hidden email]> ---
(In reply to Yousuf (Jay) Philips from comment #6)


> So UX,
> 1) if a user opens a document from his desktop, which then opens LO, and
> then he opens the Open dialog, should it open in the desktop folder?
> 2) if a user opens a document in his home folder through the Open dialog and
> then opens a document in File > Recent Documents that was on his desktop,
> should the Open dialog open in the desktop folder when it is next opened?

No, that just adds a level of complexity that seems unnecessary.

Going to that effort, it would make more sense to add a value to the Tools ->
Options -> Paths and a dialog to dynamically set it for "Current working
directory" or such.


> The simplest means of getting the path of an already open document is to
> copy it from the File > Properties dialog, though the path tooltip in the
> Recent Documents list would be sufficient for me to navigate to the same
> path in the Open dialog.


Actually, think an UNO command linked to a copy shortcut from the tool-tip
might be perfect. We already expose the full path of each item listed on the
Recent Document menu as a tool-tip.  Would expect it to be straight forward to
identify a way to direct that to the clip board, and use it to fill a File
dialog--either LibreOffice's Open/Save, or the OS provided.

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