From: Dom Lachowicz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 28 2003 - 08:29:47 EDT
> (1) there is a GUI through which the user can
> change the document
> property "dom-dir" (<abiword props="dom-dir:...
> >) so that she can
> change it for normal.awt and any other document
> (AFAIK this is
> currently lacking and needs to be implemented
> prior to 2.0 no matter
Perhaps this is what the checkbox in the Options
dialog should do.
> (2) the <abiword props="dom-dir:> of normal.awt
> is used as the final
> default even for documents that have no template
> attached. (the
> present preference changes the value of the
> "dom-dir" property in the
> last-resort list of pp_Property.cpp). I think
> normal.awt serving as
> the application defaults is generally desirable,
> whether we do this
> or not I am not sure.
Templates do not get "attached." Your document starts
out with normal.awt as the base document. Think of it
like "every new document starts off by being a copy of
> (3) the change of document-wide "dom-dir" needs
> to trigger a complete
> reformat of the entire document; a change in
> normal.awt would need to
> trigger complete reformat of all open documents.
See above. There is no concept of attaching a template
with a document. In fact, I believe this behavior is
outright wrong to do.
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