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Feature request: icon or menu to rapidly change languages for marked text

First of all: Thank you all for developing such a nice piece of software!! I really appreciate your work!

Since I use Libreoffice constantly in changing languages and the language is not detected automatically by the program,

I would like to ask if it was possible to create an menu icon in the future where it is rapidly possible to change the language for a marked paragraph with lets say in two or three easy steps.

So far you have to do seven steps:

  • -> click on tools
  • -> language
  • -> for all text
  • -> click on more
  • -> click on language icon
  • -> scroll down a looong list and click on chosen language
  • -> click on OK

Furthermore you have to pay attention that the menu-subfolders don't close because you accidentally scrolled over an area that is not a menu item (which happens quite often).

That's just too much IMHO. sometimes I just want to write down some few words and I have to go through all this procedure over and over again. It can be really annoying if you do so four or five times a day. Or just imagine you have a document where you constantly change the language for several paragraphs. Happens quite often if you work with several languages.

Creating such an item could be fantastic and make a lot of multilingual peoples life with libreoffice much easier. I would suggest to create an icon that could work the following way:

  • click on the icon
  • " a menu with only the installed languages and a "more..." button appears. With one click on the language the marked text sections changes. the "more ..." button leads to the language menu.

I could also think of two alternative ways to implement it:

First and maybe even better could be to implement this procedure in the menu that opens up if you mark a text section and click with the right mouse button. Implemented there I would not even have to search for a tiny icon.

Second, the icon could be placed in the right menu pane e.g. in the "character" section.