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Bug 101468 - Problems with web page wizard/assistant
Summary: Problems with web page wizard/assistant
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86 (IA32) All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-08-12 16:31 UTC by th.lehwald
Modified: 2016-10-17 07:02 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

Small example for demonstration and with the current output result of the wizard (44.53 KB, application/zip)
2016-08-12 16:31 UTC, th.lehwald

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Description th.lehwald 2016-08-12 16:31:21 UTC
Created attachment 126774 [details]
Small example for demonstration and with the current output result of the wizard

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start LibreOffice
2. Overview Page is open
3. File -> Wizards -> Web Page...

Works partly (contrast to #99599)

Actual Results:
dependent of the underlaying OS there are different behaviors:

Tested with OSX 10.9.5 and Ubuntu 14.04:

Wizard Step 1 -> Intro = OK
Wizard Step 2 -> Add some .odt files to the web page content field = OK
Wizard Step 3 -> Select the main layout of the Web-Site = OK

But for Windows based OS there is no preview shown! If suddenly click in the grid - one of the preview flashes shortly to screen, then only a black frame is shown for additional clicks.

PROBLEM #1: This makes it impossible to select the right layout.

PROBLEM #2: Another problem pops up on step 5 (Format template): No preview for the symbol set!

PROBLEM #3: If the settings for the wizard is stored in "DefaultSession" and this is chosen at the next start - the office suite hangs infinite and must be killed by task manager.

PROBLEM #4: On Ubuntu and OSX - when the wizard works - all layouts based on a frame set are impossible to get completed. They are finished with a error dialog with title "LibreOffice" and the information "Error occurred during copy layout files".

If the user select a simple layout - it seems to work.
Tested with LibreOffice version at OSX 10.9.5 (Mavericks)

See attachment for a sample to generate a web site by assistant.
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-08-12 19:34:46 UTC
The web wizard is going away: bug 99967
Comment 2 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2016-10-17 07:02:57 UTC
As web wizard is going away, no need to keep this open.