Symphony has trouble when you are working with very large (greater than 10MB) presentation files. every couple of minutes it seems to hang up- it is not doing an autosaveor anything like that (I have even turned that off) , and this can happen while working on slides or in presentation ...
Instantly send the current document as an email attachment to other people
Support ore features in MS 2007 formats
Cross Reference,Bookmark,Columns,Comments,Form, Frames, Page Style, WordArt, Symbol and Special Characters,Diagram(SmartArt), File properties, Chart,Password Protection, VBA, Themes, Window&view, File Encryption
Data Validation,Name Range,Conditional Formatting, Pivot Chart,Data group & outline, WordArt, Diagram(SmartArt),Form, Comment, Password Protection, VBA, Symbol and Special Chars, Revision, ...
Import smartsuite files (bring back this from 1.3)
Symphony 3.0 Document editor does not track changes to font size and font color etc.
Symphony 3.0 has fixed around 50 memory leaks. Need to continue to fix more in order to reduce the strain on system
For Symphony VBA interoperatibility, we have supported most of the frequently-used VBA runtime library, Excel, Control APIs/events, such as Workbook, Worksheet, Range, Window, Name, TextBox, ComboBox, Frame, MultiPage, etc. But we still have many work need to do:
1. I think support to save the ...
on the presenter's screen, users can see the speaker notes
UX study to identify the usability issues
improve Data pilot functionality and MS Office fidelity
2 Symphony users be able to co-edit a document/spreadsheet/presentation. The ideal scenario is to integrate with Sametime
Be able to save a file into MS Office 2007 format
Allow viewing of all types of Symphony attachments (document, spreadsheet, presentation) on iPhone/iPad to be easily viewed directly.
For the current situation, when you copied data from Notes View to Symphony Spreadsheet cells.
Text string cannot be involved in calculation, therefore, you have to copy data to notepad and back to get them converted to numbers.
In Excel, there's a handy tool converting text ...
Improve integration options, save directly to Quickr/Connections/lotuslive.
Everywhere files are use...
A progress bar such as we see for an explicit Save would be ideal.
fix some deferred defects and more testing is needed about Undo/Redo
The current workaround in 3.0 for end users is to copy & paste text or a picture seperately.
This is to require a successful copy&paste of a block of paragraph with text & pictures without losing the pictures after pasting to Symphony,
A color picker to users to easily define any color without knowing the RGB values.
better file fidelity with MS Office binary format
UX study will identify the areas where the bulleted list formatting is not good enough
Further Performance Improvements :
Add an entry to set all selected shapes with same width,height and size.
And set their distance with the same width and height.
Existed in 1.3, Symphony 3.0 has deferred this function
Like the default formatting function, clear all user changed attributes, so that user can use master page style to replace all attributes. It's very useful to change a page which was pasted from other files.
An alternative proposal is add option to override all attributes by master ...
TOC impor&export especially TOC jumping and Revision(Change tracking) function improvement in SW are hot spots
HTML round trip fidelity
Enhance the behaviors of importing, editing and magaging template files through the "template organizer" dialog
users can customize the shortcut keys
Assume we have two shapes on a page, move one shape will promot a dash line to align horizontal or vertical with another shape. There is a same function "align" in context menu, but this requirement privides an easy way to do it.
User settings migration
Need more UX study of the desired behaviors of copy&paste, for example whether to paste in the source format or in the target format
Conditional Formatting is very important feature of Spreadsheet.
Currently we only support 3 conditions and the attributes to be applied to the condition must be pre-defined as styles.
But many users want more conditions and they want to apply attributes directly without pre-defining styles.
import a tab delimited txt file in symphony spreadsheet
Refine the Symphony UI design for specified element, like sidebar, controls, icons
support XML import and export filters (written in XSLT)
Let users to be able edit both the slide and the speaker notes on the same UI
duplicate formatting does not take effect on everything. In a table. Numbering&bullet info is not duplicated. etc
It would be really useful if a "Duplicate" slide option were added to
the context menu that I get when I right click in the slide or on a
-Datapilot to support large data set with good performance
- keep formatting info
- auto refresh
- be able to change Data pilot database rows
to make Menu and Toolbar very easy to be customized .. Need XPD to change the mechanism
would like to import the content of a CSV file inside my spreadsheet starting in a given cell.
Save spreadsheet to .txt file.
For example, be able to set the cell boarder properties etc.
File open/load does not work well if the file extension has been accidentally changed (for example and .odt file was renamed to .odp file etc). Need a good deep detection mechanism of the real file types despite the file extensions without sacrificing file open/load performance
Timing rehearsal results be displayed on page sorter view
UX study will identify the scenarios when users are easily confused by the mouse selection&operation actions, for example, resize or move a drawing object, a table, a text box etc.