For the past couple of months, I've been drafting a book with the working title of "Styles and Templates in LibreOffice." It's going well, although not fast enough --a big project never moves fast enough for me -- but in many ways it's an exercise in exasparation when I see how little things have changed since I last wrote about such topics.
LibreOffice styles and templates in Writer would be both simpler to use and more powerful if the following changes were implemented:
7. Axe the virtual view in the Template Manager: The Template manager is a combined view of system templates available to all users, and the personal templates for the current user. This virtual view is needlessly confusing, and makes finding a template next to impossible. Why not allow the option to save to system or personal directories that helps users to understand the difference and to know to which they are saving.
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