[Ipe-discuss] Interface changes in Ipe 7

Otfried Cheong otfried at ipe.airpost.net
Wed Nov 4 08:51:01 CET 2009

Freek wrote:
> Still, there's a really easy way to improve the usability a lot here (in my 
> opinion): an edit button in the Style sheet dialog, working just like 
> the "Editor" button in the Text object edit dialogs.

That is a good idea.

> I know about the Update style sheets menu option, but I don't like it because 
> I would need to store the style sheets next to the document. Now that I'm 
> thinking of it, I guess there are two different ways of using stylesheets (of 
> course combinable):
> - document-specific style sheets: here the Edit button would be very helpful;
> - generic, but user-specific style sheets: here the Update style sheets option 
> could be very helpful, if only you could specify your own "global" style 
> sheet location.

You can already: set the IPESTYLES variable.  I guess "Update style 
sheets" should also look here.


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