My solution for unwanted stanzas has been to fill empty slots with craft plan. You can shift+drag (or ctrl, one of those) to get the slots populated.
I do the same
(+ translated to FR)
So no, for me it's not essential...
For me, reducing the number of clicks (being able to loot in 1 click for example, or improve the heal, which breaks my arm during kitin invasions for example) would be much more useful to me...
For example, I totally stopped the beginning of the storyline for this reason (too many clicks in the bubbles).
Mon profil sur le wiki Francais https://fr.wiki.ryzom.com/wiki/Utilisatrice:Craftjenn