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text folding, pretty please!!

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors.

For brain storming, outlining, studying, and drafting of documents, Folding text seems like a must! My request:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand by clicking an Inline Summary of Txt.

    Txt summary may be either:    
     i.   Simple - (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just like any other text.
        2. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. List item. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents.

    This would essentially treat the embeded or linked document as one big foldable doc The previous ideas would apply, except that expanding text may take longer?

    cumbersome to have another window open to edit an embedded doc. neat to just be able to expand the doc right inside the already open window.

  4. List item. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.

text folding, pretty please!!

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors.

For brain storming, outlining, studying, and drafting of documents, Folding text seems like a must! My request:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand by clicking an Inline Summary of Txt.

    Txt summary may be either:    
     i.   Simple - (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just like any other text.
        2. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. List item. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents.

    This would essentially treat the embeded or linked document as one big foldable doc The previous ideas would apply, except that expanding text may take longer?

    cumbersome to have another window open to edit an embedded doc. neat to just be able to expand the doc right inside the already open window.

  4. List item. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.

text folding, pretty please!!

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors.

For brain storming, outlining, studying, and drafting of documents, Folding text seems like a must! My request:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand by clicking an Inline Summary of Txt. . collapse, right click context menu- rt click summed text

    Txt summary may be either:    
     i.   Simple - (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just like any other text.
        2. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents.

    This would essentially treat the embeded or linked document as one big foldable doc The previous ideas would apply, except that expanding text may take longer?

    cumbersome to have another window open to edit an embedded doc. neat to just be able to expand the doc right inside the already open window.

  4. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.

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text folding, pretty please!!

Request Summary:

For brain storming, outlining, studying, code writing, drafting documents, or helping the reader brief documents quickly, Folding text seems like a must! It makes those tasks (just for starters) a breeze. Please add folding text functionality to the next release or give advice on how to make add-on.

For folding text examples and explanation see:

  • Wikipedia uses text folding on mobile site: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_folding-
  • wiki mobile-
  • Explanation of text folding: Text folding allows a user to collapse one or more characters, sentences, paragraphs, etc, so that (though still existing in the document) it is not visisble, but is instead represented by a simple symbol (like a "+" or a "{...}"). Clicking on that simple simble will expand the text.

Why am posting this request on this forum:

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors.

For brain storming, editors. I really need it to make my word processor more useful: studying, outlining, studying, and drafting coding, etc. Don't like having to switch to different programs to do one task. Also, the programs which already offer this feature are EXTREMELY poor word processors. Wan't a program that can do both.

Please make an extension/add-on to add this feature, advise how to make the add-on, or incorporate it into the next release.

Detail of documents, Folding text seems like a must! My request:

features that should be added to Libre Writer:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand by clicking an Inline Summary of Txt. collapse, right click context menu- rt click summed text

    Txt summary may be either:    
     i.   Simple - (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just like any other text.
        2. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents.

    This would essentially treat the embeded or linked document as one big foldable doc The previous ideas would apply, except that expanding text may take longer?

    cumbersome to have another window open to edit an embedded doc. neat to just be able to expand the doc right inside the already open window.

  4. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.view.2.2.3.2.3.2.---

text folding, pretty please!!

Request Summary:

For brain storming, outlining, studying, code writing, drafting documents, or helping the reader brief documents quickly, Folding text seems like a must! It makes those tasks (just for starters) a breeze. Please add folding text functionality to the next release or give advice on how to make add-on.

For folding text examples and explanation see:

  • Wikipedia uses text folding on mobile site: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_folding-
  • wiki mobile-
  • Explanation of text folding: Text folding allows a user to collapse one or more characters, sentences, paragraphs, etc, so that (though still existing in the document) it is not visisble, but is instead represented by a simple symbol (like a "+" or a "{...}"). Clicking on that simple simble will expand the text.

Why am posting this request on this forum:

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors. I really need it to make my word processor more useful: studying, outlining, coding, etc. Don't like having to switch to different programs to do one task. Also, the programs which already offer this feature are EXTREMELY poor word processors. Wan't a program that can do both.

Please make an extension/add-on to add this feature, advise how to make the add-on, or incorporate it into the next release.

Detail of features that should be added to Libre Writer:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand by right clicking an on the Inline Summary inline summary of Txt. collapse, > click the contenxt menu option "show all". Collapse by right clicking on summarizable text > click on the context menu- rt click summed textmenu item "summarize".

    Txt summary may be either:    
     i.   Simple - (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just like any other text.
        2. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents.

    This . The embeded/linked document would essentially treat the embeded be represented by a summary item. The summary item can be any user defined item (ex "{...}", a long or brief description, a bullet, or image), as in previous cases. But Writer should also give an additional option in the case of embedding or linking a document: the option to make any portion of the embeded/linked document the summary item, NOT allow any change to that summary item (except formatting), BUT update the summary item when the linked document/embedded document as one big foldable doc The previous ideas would apply, except that expanding text may take longer?

    cumbersome to have another window changes. Right clicking the summary item will give the additional option to open to edit an embedded doc. neat to just be able to expand the doc right inside the already open window.the document.

  4. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.---view.2.2.3.2.3.2.---3.3.--Blockquote

text folding, pretty please!!

Request Summary:

For brain storming, outlining, studying, code writing, drafting documents, or helping the reader brief documents quickly, Folding text seems like a must! It makes those tasks (just for starters) a breeze. Please add folding text functionality to the next release or give advice on how to make add-on.

For folding text examples and explanation see:

  • Wikipedia uses text folding on mobile site: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_folding-
  • wiki mobile-
  • Explanation of text folding: Text folding allows a user to collapse one or more characters, sentences, paragraphs, etc, so that (though still existing in the document) it is not visisble, but is instead represented by a simple symbol (like a "+" or a "{...}"). Clicking on that simple simble will expand the text.

Why am posting this request on this forum:

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors. I really need it to make my word processor more useful: studying, outlining, coding, etc. Don't like having to switch to different programs to do one task. Also, the programs which already offer this feature are EXTREMELY poor word processors. Wan't a program that can do both.

Please make an extension/add-on to add this feature, advise how to make the add-on, or incorporate it into the next release.

Detail of features that should be added to Libre Writer:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand by right clicking on the inline summary of Txt > click the contenxt menu option "show all". Collapse by right clicking on summarizable text > click on the context menu item "summarize".

    Txt summary may be either:    
     i.   Simple - (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just like any other text.
        2. ability to not allow or to allow the editing of the summary item.
        3. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents. The embeded/linked document would be represented by a summary item. The summary item can be any user defined item (ex "{...}", a long or brief description, a bullet, or image), as in previous cases. But Writer should also give an additional option in the case of embedding or linking a document: the option to make any portion of the embeded/linked document the summary item, NOT allow any change to that summary item (except formatting), BUT update the summary item when the linked document/embedded document changes. Right clicking the summary item will give the additional option to open the document.

  4. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.---3.3.--Blockquote

text folding, pretty please!!

Request Summary:

For brain storming, outlining, studying, code writing, drafting documents, or helping the reader brief documents quickly, Folding text seems like a must! It makes those tasks (just for starters) a breeze. Please add folding text functionality to the next release or give advice on how to make add-on.

For folding text examples and explanation see:

  • Wikipedia uses text folding on mobile site: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_folding-
  • wiki mobile-
  • Explanation of text folding: Text folding allows a user to collapse one or more characters, sentences, paragraphs, etc, so that (though still existing in the document) it is not visisble, but is instead represented by a simple symbol (like a "+" or a "{...}"). Clicking on that simple simble will expand the text.

Why am posting this request on this forum:

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors. I really need it to make my word processor more useful: studying, outlining, coding, etc. Don't like having to switch to different programs to do one task. Also, the programs which already offer this feature are EXTREMELY poor word processors. Wan't a program that can do both.

Please make an extension/add-on to add this feature, advise how to make the add-on, or incorporate it into the next release.

Detail of features that should be added to Libre Writer:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary- expand . This method will show a customized summary item which represents the hidden text. The hidden text can be shown/expanded by right clicking on the inline summary of Txtitem > click the contenxt then clicking the context menu option "show all". Collapse the expanded text by right clicking on summarizable the text > click then clicking on the context menu item "summarize"."show summary".

    Txt summary item may be either:    
     i.   Simple - PreDefined text (ex, "+", "note", "...", "***", "Summary", "bullet")
    a bullet).
     ii.  Auto Enumerated- Enumerated (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2")
    "par2").
     iii. Auto Summary- automatically show either:
            summarized text's Headings only.
            summarized Summary of...
             text's First Sentence of Each Paragraph.
            summarized Paragraph,
             text's First Paragraph.
            summarized text's First Sentence.
            Until Sentence, or
             until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field- examples
            "Bigfoot endangered. Those needing proof read more. Else please donate" Text/Field, such as
            "(click to see examples and proofs)"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format the un-hidden summary text just summary item (be it text or pic) like any other text.
    text or pic in the doc.
        2. ability to not allow or to allow the editing of the summary item.
        3. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents. The embeded/linked document would be represented by a summary item. The summary item can be any user defined item (ex "{...}", a long or brief description, a bullet, or image), as in previous cases. But Writer should also give an additional option in the case of embedding or linking a document: the option to make any portion of the embeded/linked document the summary item, NOT allow any change to that summary item (except formatting), BUT update the summary item when the linked document/embedded document changes. Right clicking the summary item will give the additional option to open the document.

  4. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.---3.3.--Blockquote

text folding, pretty please!!

Request Summary:

For brain storming, outlining, studying, code writing, drafting documents, or helping the reader brief documents quickly, Folding text seems like a must! It makes those tasks (just for starters) a breeze. Please add folding text functionality to the next release or give advice on how to make add-on.

For folding text examples and explanation see:

  • Wikipedia uses text folding on their mobile site: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_folding-site, notice it at http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_folding
  • wiki mobileWikipedia claims it is used in many modern "text ediotrs", but those are like word pad and notepad++ and are not anything like a word processor/desktop publisher .
  • wiki mobile-
  • Explanation of text folding: Text folding allows a user to collapse one or more characters, sentences, paragraphs, etc, so that (though still existing in the document) it is not visisble, but is instead represented by a simple symbol (like a "+" or a "{...}"). Clicking on that simple simble will expand the text.

Why am posting this request on this forum:

Have been waiting for this feature in a decent word processor, but have only found it in one lightweight mac program and in script editors. I really need it to make my word processor more useful: studying, outlining, coding, etc. Don't like having to switch to different programs to do one task. Also, the programs which already offer this feature are EXTREMELY poor word processors. Wan't a program that can do both.

Please make an extension/add-on to add this feature, advise how to make the add-on, or incorporate it into the next release.

Detail of features that should be added to Libre Writer:

  1. General Folding text (you know like in NotePad++) capability.

  2. Different Modes of toggling Folded Text: MarginSymbol and/or Inline Summary

    a. Margin Symbol - like NotePad++ (click plus in margin to expand, minus to fold)

    b. Inline Summary-. This method will show a customized summary item which represents the hidden text. The hidden text can be shown/expanded by right clicking on the inline summary item > then clicking the context menu option "show all". Collapse the expanded text by right clicking on the text > then clicking on the context menu item "show summary".

    Txt summary item may be either:    
     i.   PreDefined text (ex, "+", "note", "...", "Summary", a bullet).
     ii.  Auto Enumerated (ex "exhibit", "exhibit2", "par1", "par2").
     iii. Auto Summary of...
             text's First Paragraph,
             text's First Sentence, or
             until page full, but not more than 2 lines, & at least 1 line.
     iv.  Any Custom Text/Field, such as
            "(click to see examples and proofs)"  
            "Class Notes [Date]."
    
    ***In all instances***: 
        1. ability to format summary item (be it text or pic) like any other text or pic in the doc.
        2. ability to not allow or to allow the editing of the summary item.
        3. method indicating inlinetext is summarized (ex, highlight on mouse over)
    
  3. In-Line Text Preview for embeded or linked documents. The embeded/linked document would be represented by a summary item. The summary item can be any user defined item (ex "{...}", a long or brief description, a bullet, or image), as in previous cases. But Writer should also give an additional option in the case of embedding or linking a document: the option to make any portion of the embeded/linked document the summary item, NOT allow any change to that summary item (except formatting), BUT update the summary item when the linked document/embedded document changes. Right clicking the summary item will give the additional option to open the document.

  4. Outline View Of Doc. (similar to MS Word, folding capability of text) PS, MS Wrd does a bad job of this last time I checked...mainly due to... a lack of any format control in outline view.2.2.3.2.3.2.---3.3.--Blockquoteview.2.2.3.2.3.2.---3.3.--Blockquote-