The 'Start slideshow from currend slide' starts slideshow from the first slide, even if I press shift+F5 or try it from the menu.
I am trying to play .pptx slideshows - if I create new slideshow it works properly.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.open .pptx file (probably created with MS PP)
2.navigate to any other slde than the first one
3.press shift+F5 or select option from menu
starts slideshow from first slide
start slideshow from the current slide
User Profile Reset: No
3.13.0-98-generic #145-Ubuntu SMP Sat Oct 8 20:13:07 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
packages with 'libreoffice' in name:
ii libreoffice 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite (metapackage)
ii libreoffice-avmedia-backend-gstreamer 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu4 amd64 GStreamer backend for LibreOffice
ii libreoffice-base 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- database
ii libreoffice-base-core 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- shared library
ii libreoffice-base-drivers 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 Database connectivity drivers for LibreOffice
ii libreoffice-calc 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- spreadsheet
ii libreoffice-common 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 all office productivity suite -- arch-independent files
ii libreoffice-core 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- arch-dependent files
ii libreoffice-draw 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- drawing
ii libreoffice-impress 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- presentation
ii libreoffice-java-common 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 all office productivity suite -- arch-independent Java support files
ii libreoffice-kde 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- KDE integration
ii libreoffice-math 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- equation editor
ii libreoffice-pdfimport 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu4 amd64 PDF Import component for LibreOffice
ii libreoffice-report-builder-bin 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu4 amd64 LibreOffice component for building database reports -- libraries
ii libreoffice-sdbc-firebird 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu4 amd64 Firebird SDBC driver for LibreOffice
ii libreoffice-sdbc-hsqldb 1:4.2.8-0ubuntu4 amd64 HSQLDB SDBC driver for LibreOffice
ii libreoffice-style-breeze 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 all office productivity suite -- Breeze symbol style
ii libreoffice-style-galaxy 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 all office productivity suite -- Galaxy (Default) symbol style
ii libreoffice-style-oxygen 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 all office productivity suite -- Oxygen symbol style
ii libreoffice-style-tango 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 all office productivity suite -- Tango symbol style
ii libreoffice-writer 1:5.1.3~rc2-0ubuntu1~trusty1 amd64 office productivity suite -- word processor
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:49.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/49.0
Thanks for reporting.
(In reply to Puma El Busta from comment #0)
> I am trying to play .pptx slideshows - if I create new slideshow it works
I can't reproduce the issue with a pptx at hand in version 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11 will be released soon) and a daily build.
Can you add your test file please?
Ciao - Cor
Created attachment 128104 [details]
pptx file for testing
This is one of the files producing the error
thanks - interesting - I can confirm the issue with that file.
Needs checking for dupes and regression
The way libreoffice handles duplicate slide *names* has bugs.
In attachment 128104 [details] all the slides are named something like "Linearis optimaizalas".
You can confirm this by right-clicking on any slide in the slide sorter on the left and select "rename slide".
I think under the hood it is really starting the slideshow from the first slide with the same *slide name* as the currently selected slide name. i.e. it's not saying "start on slide 4" it's saying start on slide "Linearis optimaizalas". Since all the slides have the same name, the first slide that matches that name is always slide #1.
I notice that newer versions of libreoffice prevent you from renaming a slide to the same name as an existing slide. It greys out the save button with no explanation to the user as to why you can't choose that name.
Interestingly if I duplicate a slide (e.g. the 6th slide) it will give it a name "Slide 7". Fine...but if I try to rename one of the "Linearis optimaizalas" slides as "Slide 8" (even though there is no slide with this name) it prevents it as well. But...if I duplicate the "Side 7" slide...guess what, it creates the new slide name as "Slide 8".
I am getting deja vu of past crashes. Often after duplicating a slide, doing basic edits, and then saving. Maybe a clever dev can check if this mis-handling of duplicate slide names has problems elsewhere in the code.
(In reply to jebsolutions from comment #4)
> The way libreoffice handles duplicate slide *names* has bugs.
Please don't "hijack" a bugtracker and open a brand new one.
Indeed, your description is unrelated to this one except the fact it concerns slideshow.
Julien, comment 4 adds some very good observations about this issue, it's not hijacking at all.
Issue reproduced with as early as 18.104.22.168 / Windows 7 (in earlier versions there's no Start from current slide option).
You're right Aron. Re reading comment 4, it could explain the pb indeed.
Sorry for my previous comment Jebsolutions.
So the problem boils down to the import code not making sure that slide titles it is using as the slide names is unique, as pptx dont support slide names. It should either import the slide without slide names, like it does for ppt files, or it should import them like so.
Lineáris optimalizálás (1)
Lineáris optimalizálás (2)
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