Issue 123096

Summary: Add "Favorite Folders" feature to AOO File dialog
Product: General Reporter: Rainer Bielefeld <rainerbielefeld_ooo_qa>
Component: uiAssignee: AOO issues mailing list <issues>
Status: UNCONFIRMED --- QA Contact:
Severity: Normal    
Priority: P3 CC: elish, issues, rainerbielefeld_ooo_qa
Version: 3.4.0   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
See Also: https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=82584
Issue Type: FEATURE Latest Confirmation in: ---
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Description Rainer Bielefeld 2013-08-25 08:47:41 UTC
Currently AOO only allows to define 1 single "My Documents" folder, what nowadays looks a little poor compared to the LibO customizable "Places" list. 

AOO needs something similar (but not a simple copy), the missing comfort in the File dialog is one weighty reason for me why I still prefer LibO for most of my daily work.

This one has some relation to "Bug 31503 - Customized list for favorite documents". I would prefer a Favorite Folders function to a Favorite documents.
Comment 1 Edwin Sharp 2013-08-26 05:46:53 UTC
I'm not familiar with "Places" of LibO.
IMHO a favorite documents feature instead of favorite folders will be more useful.
Comment 2 Edwin Sharp 2014-03-02 08:53:41 UTC
Duplicate bug

*** This issue has been marked as a duplicate of issue 42383 ***
Comment 3 Rainer Bielefeld 2014-03-02 11:24:28 UTC
As stated in <https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=42383#c8> this enhancement request is for a completely different feature than Bug 42383
Comment 4 Rainer Bielefeld 2014-03-02 12:44:30 UTC
Created attachment 82764 [details]
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A first idea how such Favorites might look
With a rightlick on a favorite 3 options "Delete - Move up - move down" would be offered.
Comment 5 Edwin Sharp 2014-03-02 13:36:28 UTC
Wasn't description about Tools - Options... - OpenOffice - Paths - My Documents ?

I envisioned a solution where the definition of favorites (plural and not single) takes place in Tools - Options...
A dedicated icon enables quick selection in open dialog.
A favorite folder is offered automatically in save dialog according document keywords in File - Properties...  - Description.

IMHO open dialog should open only and stay clean and minimal. There is also a chance of accidently creating new directories in the mockup of commnet 4.
Comment 6 Rainer Bielefeld 2014-03-02 21:38:59 UTC
Created attachment 82771 [details]
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