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Bug 107663 - Characters overlap when Highlight Colour and italic or underlined
Summary: Characters overlap when Highlight Colour and italic or underlined
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Highlight-Color-Button
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Reported: 2017-05-06 19:50 UTC by marcus.knappert
Modified: 2020-09-04 04:03 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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2017-05-06 19:50 UTC, marcus.knappert

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Description marcus.knappert 2017-05-06 19:50:33 UTC
Created attachment 133106 [details]
Example screenshot

Under certain circumstances characters can overlap, for example in the sequence "f?". 

In order to provoke the bug the following three formattings must be applied:
*Both or at least the last letter must be "Highlight Colour".
*The two letters must differentiate in being italic and being underlined.

For example when both letters are marked yellow and the "f" in "f?" is italic but not the "?", the "?" does overlap with the "f". The same happens with other large letters, for example "T". 

Please find a screenshot with an example attached.

The bug can be found in Writer and Impress but not in calc.
Comment 1 marcus.knappert 2017-05-06 19:53:13 UTC
Sorry, I have to correct myself: Only two conditions must apply, not three.
Comment 2 Telesto 2017-05-06 20:32:04 UTC
Confirming with
Build ID: 274ecb49b70b3f01d47546e3b44317946c106042
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.2; UI render: default; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2017-05-05_22:45:07
Locale: nl-BE (nl_NL); Calc: single

and with
LibreOffice 3.3.0 
OOO330m19 (Build:6)
tag libreoffice-
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2018-09-04 02:54:25 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2020-09-04 04:03:24 UTC
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