[LyX/master] Display bookmarks in the workarea.

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Wed Jan 6 19:44:51 UTC 2021


On 1/6/21 2:32 PM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote:
> Le 06/01/2021 à 20:21, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes a écrit :
>> commit 99e636ae7b83dacb5acc96ae3b60a96c28339c0e
>> Author: Jean-Marc Lasgouttes <lasgouttes at lyx.org>
>> Date:   Wed Jan 6 19:21:26 2021 +0100
>>
>>      Display bookmarks in the workarea.
>>           The bookmarks are added as virtual elements in display
>> Rows. Bookmarks
>>      are shown with circled numbers. A new color "bookmarks" has been
>>      added. Currently bookmark 0 (the return position) is not displayed
>>      because it is very disturbing in practice.
>
> Please try it out even if you are not big users of bookmarks. I do not
> use them myself, so I do not know what a good UI is.
>
> I also tried to display the return position with a nice anchor ⚓, but
> it turns out that it is updated far too often to make this useful. I
> am try it again later, but I do not have that many ideas :) Is someone
> a user of this "go back" feature? How would you like to display the
> position in the workarea?

I use that sometimes, but I don't think a display is all that helpful
and so not all that urgent. I think the normal process would be to 'go
back' quite soon, when it will be off-screen anyway. I.e., the one time
I do use it is with the reference dialog: Go see the label, then go
right back.

Riki




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