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Subject: Re: [office] Drawing page names (Re: [office] OpenDocument TC Meeting Minutes 2006-02-13)

On Thursday 22 November 2007, Michael Brauer wrote:
> Hi David,
> David Faure wrote:
> > On Thursday 22 November 2007, Michael Brauer wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> while integrating this proposal into the specification, I noticed that 
> >> it would cause an inconsistency for tables:
> >>
> >> Tables are not per se graphical objects, so it seems a little bit 
> >> uncommon to add svg elements to them. We had a similar situation for 
> >> hyperlinks, where we use an "office:title" attribute instead. I 
> >> therefore suggest that we reuse the office:title attribute for tables, 
> >> and add an office:desc attribute, too.
> > 
> > I'm a bit confused, because this proposal was about drawing pages only, not
> > about tables, wasn't it? I don't mind that we're talking about a title for
> > tables since my post from yesterday wants "unique name separated from
> > user-visible title" for tables too, but I'm just surprised :)
> You are right. We first talked about drawing pages, but Malte noticed 
> that we have the same or at least a very similar issue for tables, and 
> suggested to add a title and description to them, too.
> We don't say this explicitly in the ODF spec, but I think in practice, 
> table names are already unique, because formulas simply don't work if 
> the table names would not be unique. But we of cause need to discuss 
> whether we want to enforce this in the future, as you have suggested.

OK. Well I suggest that we enforce that table names are unique indeed.

> >> I further suggest that specify that the two attributes are ignored, if 
> >> the table element is a child of an draw:frame element, because in this 
> >> situation, the frame itself has a title and a description.
> > 
> > This confuses me too. table:table cannot be a direct child of draw:frame, can it? (or is this new in odf-1.2?)
> This is new in ODF 1.2. We added that to get support for tables within 
> presentations.

OK, cool. Another possible data source for chart:data-source-table-name :-)

David Faure, faure@kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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