Bug 109140 - Frames in headers do not place correctly on page when style is applied
Summary: Frames in headers do not place correctly on page when style is applied
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Blocks: DOCX-Frames
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Reported: 2017-07-15 23:04 UTC by particle_mann
Modified: 2018-03-02 10:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description particle_mann 2017-07-15 23:04:36 UTC
When you Insert->Frame in the header of a page, the frame can be dragged anywhere on the page, not just the header.  However, when a style is applied to that frame, even if the style has the exact same anchor and alignment settings as the freshly created frame, the frame can only be placed within the header.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a header for a page
2.Place the cursor in that header
4.Drag the frame anywhere on the page desired, add text, images, etc.
5.Apply a new style to the page
6.Watch as the frame suddenly jumps into the header, can't be dragged out of the header, and resizes to stay within the size limits of the header

Actual Results:  
I had an undesired frame in my header, rather than properly formatted and on my page

Expected Results:
The frame should apply the correct style formatting while keeping its proper placement on the page, rather than being confined to the header

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/52.0
Comment 1 Dieter 2017-07-16 18:17:41 UTC Comment hidden (me-too)
Comment 2 Dieter 2017-07-16 18:21:32 UTC
I can't confirm this with LO Steps I have done:

1. Opened a new document
2. Created a header for that page
3. Placed the cursor in that header
4. Insert -> Frame -> Frame
5. Draged the frame anywhere on the page
6. Applyed a new page style
7. Frame disappearde. For me this makes sence, because it was part of the header of another page style. WWhen I change back to the original page style, the frame appears at his last position.

Have you used an actual version of LO?
Comment 3 particle_mann 2017-07-16 18:26:40 UTC
Sorry, should have been clear.  After adding the frame and moving it around the page, apply a frame style to it, not a page style.  And yes, it's a freshly downloaded copy as of yesterday.
Comment 4 Dieter 2017-07-16 19:35:34 UTC
When I change the frame style to "Formula" or "Labels", the frame jumps into the header and I can't remove it. Using other frame styles (except Watermark) it jumps to the header, but you can remove it. Do you have the same results?
Comment 5 Xisco Faulí 2017-07-25 18:09:39 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2018-01-29 10:27:20 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2018-03-02 10:05:28 UTC
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