Issue 86742 - dragging additional floating panes into the sidebar is difficult
Summary: dragging additional floating panes into the sidebar is difficult
Alias: None
Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.4 RC2
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2008-03-05 16:56 UTC by nekohayo
Modified: 2020-03-04 13:18 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Description nekohayo 2008-03-05 16:56:45 UTC
dragging/merging more than one floating window (ex: the stylist and the
navigator) into one single side bar is very hard to do. I actually thought,
until very recently, that it was not possible -- and I've been using openoffice
for 4 years!

The thing is, when you create the sidebar initially, it is easy because the
"target shadow" is very easily noticeable and hints you that a sidebar will be

However, when you want to add another item in that same sidebar, the shadow
really is impossible to notice.

Take a look at this screencast, which will explain the problem much more

If possible, attach that file to this bug report as I cannot guarantee the
availability of my server. Oh, and you will likely have to pump out your volume
to the max to hear my voice.
Comment 1 Edwin Sharp 2013-09-09 07:06:33 UTC
Thank you for the video.

It is impossible to dock Styles and Formatting and Navigator windows, contrary to other toolbars.

Rev. 1520602 Win 7
Comment 2 oooforum (fr) 2020-03-04 08:34:50 UTC
Obsolete, since AOO 4.x, you have the sidebar