Issue 78181 - Calc: Highlight Current Row + Advanced Table Formatting
Summary: Calc: Highlight Current Row + Advanced Table Formatting
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Calc
Classification: Application
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.2
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 5 votes (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2007-06-07 13:21 UTC by discoleo
Modified: 2013-08-07 15:12 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT
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Table Formatting in phpMyAdmin (87.66 KB, image/jpeg)
2007-06-07 13:22 UTC, discoleo
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Description discoleo 2007-06-07 13:21:27 UTC
Various internet sites and web applications are using special highlighting for
tables, making reading the information significantly more easier.

Features:
 - alternating rows have slightly different backgrounds (2 types of gray)
 - row which has the focus is highlighted automatically using a 3rd color

For some examples, see attached image (taken from phpMyAdmin, see on
sourceforge.net), and various other sites, e.g. a very nice one on Mozilla
(https://crash-reports.mozilla.com/reports/topcrasher/byversion/Firefox/3.0a5pre).

This is something that really improves readability. Spreadsheet applications are
really lagging behind with respect to user friendliness.
Comment 1 discoleo 2007-06-07 13:22:29 UTC
Created attachment 45729 [details]
Table Formatting in phpMyAdmin
Comment 2 discoleo 2007-06-07 20:29:02 UTC
The Mozilla site seems to be non-responsive. But the OASIS site has an example,
too (see
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/documents.php?wg_abbrev=office-formula,
though I like more the design from the Mozilla page).
Comment 3 frank 2007-08-02 12:34:44 UTC
so this is for the requirements team
Comment 4 discoleo 2007-10-25 13:42:33 UTC
Changed slightly the Summary to better reflect the issue.