1. Open attachment 134821 [details]
2. Notice that their there is no space between first drop caps 'L' and the 'I' and the text next to it
3. Compare this with MS Word and notice that there is space.
Build ID: 888f3f18cf42ca08f55a5e4826b4298f391e14aa
CPU threads: 2; OS: Linux 4.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2;
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group
Checking the XML and LO isnt importing the w:hSpace attribute from the <w:framePr> tag.
e.g. <w:framePr w:dropCap="drop" w:lines="2" w:hSpace="720" w:wrap="around" w:vAnchor="text" w:hAnchor="text" />
how it looks in Word - attachment 134825 [details]
I reproduce with
LO 22.214.171.124.alpha0+ Build ID: 643da8ec4e721d33dfdf8d78bedd50a915f1188d
CPU threads: 2; OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default;
TinderBox: Win-x86@42, Branch:master, Time: 2017-06-26_01:24:22
Locale: fr-FR (fr_FR); Calc: CL
and LO 126.96.36.199 Version ID : 235ab8a-3802056-4a8fed3-2d66ea8-e241b80
so probably inherited from OOo
In Word, distance to text is 1.27 cm for the first L drop cap
and 0.51 cm set for the I drop cap.
Justin Luth committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":
tdf#109319 writerfilter: set DropCap.Distance
It will be available in 6.0.0.
The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.