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[openFATE 308884] Support Distributed text justification in Draw and Impress
Feature changed by: Kohei Yoshida (kohei_yoshida)
Feature #308884, revision 14
Title: Support Distributed text justification in Draw and Impress

- Info Provider: (Novell)
Requested by: Kohei Yoshida (kohei_yoshida)
Product Manager: (Novell)
Project Manager: (Novell)
Engineering Manager: (Novell)
Developer: (Novell)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
Support distributed text justification for text objects in Draw and
Impress. The base work has already been done in Fate #308334.

Relations:
- Distributed justification for Calc (feature/id: 308334)
- i#108335 - pptx import issue for distributed text (url:
http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=108335)
- i#71067 - RFE: Distributed justification in Draw. (url:
http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=71067)

Discussion:
#2: Stefan Behlert (sbehlert) (2010-03-10 12:26:39)
Kendy, how much work is this, given that FATE 308334 is already done?

#3: Jan Holesovsky (kendysan) (2010-03-10 13:47:00) (reply to #2)
Stefan: If I understand correctly, mostly the UI, load/save, and
import/export.

#5: Gerald Pfeifer (geraldpfeifer) (2011-06-11 09:53:45)
Kohei, can you provide a bit more background on the benefits of this as
part of the description or the business case or, perhaps better,
release note, field please?

+ #6: Kohei Yoshida (kohei_yoshida) (2011-06-13 18:44:21) (reply to #5)
+ I've added some background for this feature as requested.



+ Release Notes: Advantage of this feature

+ Challenge:
+ Draw is gaining popularity in the Japanese market as a handy tool to
+ create diagrams, brochures etc quickly. Yet the text box objects in
+ Draw does not yet support distributed text alignment which is essential
+ when authoring content in the Japanese language.

+ Solution:
+ The internal text layout engine used in Draw's text objects (edit
+ engine) already supports distributed text alignment, so adding this
+ feature to Draw will be just a matter of tweaking the UI and adjusting
+ the ODF import and export filters.


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openSUSE Feature:
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