Bug 107006 - Form control properties / Background color / Can only apply recently-used colors
Summary: Form control properties / Background color / Can only apply recently-used colors
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) All
: high major
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevEval, regression
Depends on:
Blocks: Color-Picker-Dialog Form-Controls
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Reported: 2017-04-06 20:45 UTC by Mike
Modified: 2018-05-11 20:13 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Screenshots to illustrate the issue (45.47 KB, image/png)
2017-04-06 21:32 UTC, Mike

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Description Mike 2017-04-06 20:45:08 UTC
In Writer, the only way to change the background color of a form control is to select a color from the recently-used colors. Selecting a color from the default options will not change the color.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. In Writer, create a form control, such as list box or combo box.
2. The control's Properties box, open "Background color".
3. Select any color. 
   The control will NOT change to that color.
   The color WILL be added to the collection of recently used colors.
4. Click any color from the recently-used colors.
   The control WILL change to the color you clicked.

Actual Results:  
All is described in the Steps to Reproduce

Expected Results:
All is described in the Steps to Reproduce

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0
Comment 1 Mike 2017-04-06 20:50:48 UTC
To be more accurate, it's not that clicking a color from the palette does nothing; that action turns the control white. 

To demonstrate, turn the control a different color by selecting a recently-used color. Then click a color from the palette. The control will not remain the same color--it will turn white.
Comment 2 Mike 2017-04-06 21:32:26 UTC
Created attachment 132388 [details]
Screenshots to illustrate the issue
Comment 3 Alex Thurgood 2017-04-07 11:21:35 UTC
Probably due to the changes in colour palette management that were recently introduced.

Confirming ==>> regression

Tested on 

Build ID: e80a0e0fd1875e1696614d24c32df0f95f03deb2
Threads CPU : 8; Version de l'OS :Mac OS X 10.12.3; UI Render : par défaut; Moteur de mise en page : nouveau; 
Locale : fr-FR (fr_FR.UTF-8); Calc: group
Comment 4 Alex Thurgood 2017-04-07 11:27:38 UTC
No problems with

Build ID: a3100ed2409ebf1c212f5048fbe377c281438fdc
Threads CPU : 8; Version de l'OS :Mac OS X 10.12.3; UI Render : par défaut; 
Locale : fr-FR (fr_FR.UTF-8); Calc: group

which uses the old colour palette management
Comment 5 Alex Thurgood 2017-04-07 11:28:37 UTC
@Heiko : this is a rather annoying side-effect of the new colour palette management and selection.
Comment 6 Heiko Tietze 2017-04-07 12:16:09 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Heiko Tietze 2017-04-07 12:23:39 UTC
Once again in English ;-)

The color picker looks like everywhere else and you can select palettes and colors. But the picked color isn't applied to the control. However, it works when the recent colors are uses.

Build ID: 5.3.1-1
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.10; UI Render: default; VCL: kde4; Layout Engine: new; 
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group
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