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Subject: Re: [office] text:meta-field

Hi Florian,

Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> On 10/27/07, Florian Reuter <freuter@novell.com> wrote:
> ...
>> My request is: Can we additionally add a <text:meta-field-start/>  and a <text:meta-field-end/>?
> For the rest, background on this conversation is here:
> <http://florianreuter.blogspot.com/2007/07/field-enhancement-proof-of-concept.html>
> So Florian has been doing some good (and really needed) work on
> upgrading field support in OOo, and it struck me this looks like how I
> would expect the new text:meta;field to be implemented. So I asked
> Florian about that.
> My guess is he's using bookmarks, since there's nothing else he can
> use AFAIK. It seems he has a use case that is not covered by
> text:meta-field, however, which is a field which spans paragraphs.
> I would say, if we agree this is a reasonable use case, Florian's
> proposal makes sense. I can't think of any other good way to handle
> it. It would silly for him to have to use bookmarks for one kind of
> generic field output, and text:meta-field for another, where they are
> otherwise essentially the same.
What does such a paragraph crossing field may contain aside of paragraph 
I assume a sequence of text:meta-fields is not a solution for this problem?


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