Issue 114184

Summary: Grey out the text on macro buttons when the macros are disabled.
Product: App Dev Reporter: gregmcc <grmccormack>
Component: apiAssignee: AOO issues mailing list <issues>
Status: UNCONFIRMED --- QA Contact:
Severity: Trivial    
Priority: P3 CC: carsten.driesner, issues, jsc
Version: 3.3.0 or older (OOo)   
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Hardware: All   
OS: All   
Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT Latest Confirmation in: ---
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Description gregmcc 2010-08-29 19:52:40 UTC
Hi,

A very helpful enhancement would be to 'Grey out the text on macro buttons' 
when the macros were disabled.

If  a component opens another component then that second component's macros are 
disabled - which is confusing - you are clicking on macro buttons that have 
been disabled because of the way the component was opened. If the text on the 
macro buttons were greyed out - it would be obvious that the macros were not 
available.

Cheers

Greg McC
Liverpool
Comment 1 jsc 2010-10-04 10:07:51 UTC
jsc -> fs: what's your opinion on this? In general i think it can be a useful
enhancement. 
Comment 2 Frank Schönheit 2010-10-04 10:13:22 UTC
There is no such thing as "macro buttons" - there are buttons which can have
macros associated with various of the events they fire, amongst others, the
"This button has been pressed" event.

This means that it is difficult to properly determine the situation where a
button must be disabled (aka "greyed out"). Finally, there might be even more
listeners reacting on the "button has been pressed" event that just the macro.

So, while it is possible to apply some heuristics to this, I am not convinced it
wouldn't lead to unwanted side effects.
Comment 3 Frank Schönheit 2010-10-04 10:14:04 UTC
> If  a component opens another component then that second component's macros
> are disabled

which probably is a bug in the macro you use to open that other component :)
Comment 4 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:27:29 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "issues@openoffice.apache.org".