Subject: Re: outlines vs. lists (was Re: Commit: Various ListsUIimprovements.)
From: Martin Sevior (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 18:12:39 CST
On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
> At 5:01 PM +0100 2/7/01, Mike Nordell wrote:
> >Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
> >> You are missing my point, Mike. Sectional outlines are NOT
> >> modal - they work like "inline" outlines in the document.
> >Now I'm quite sure we don't understand eachother! :-)
> >I wasn't into any modality.
> Modality in terms of being in a separate view to see the
> outlines/folding. In Word, you can only fold the ENTIRE document and
> ONLY when in "Outline View". With "sectional outlines", you can
> fold any part of that section at any time in any view!
This makes sense to me at last and I finally see that it might be useful
too. I think this could be implemented without structual changes
to abi. However I won't do it until after we have Frames, Equations
and Tables. If someone else wants to do it, go ahead.
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