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Bug 109384 - FORMATTING: maximum font size blocked to 999,9
Summary: FORMATTING: maximum font size blocked to 999,9
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
5.3.4.2 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
URL: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/m...
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Blocks: LibO-Enhancements Font-Size
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Reported: 2017-07-26 15:32 UTC by aisyko
Modified: 2019-06-13 14:44 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Attachments
A test file (10.41 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.graphics)
2017-07-27 14:00 UTC, Jacques Guilleron
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Description aisyko 2017-07-26 15:32:37 UTC
Description:
When i want to make a A0 document with Draw. The maximum font size is 999,9.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a A0 document
2.Tape text
3.Select size

Actual Results:  
Blocked to 999,9

Expected Results:
Possibility to go beyond


Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:


User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:54.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/54.0
Comment 1 Jacques Guilleron 2017-07-27 13:59:32 UTC
Hello,

A way to do it:
Select the text box,
Modify > Convert > To Contour
You can enlarge it as desired
See atachment.
Comment 2 Jacques Guilleron 2017-07-27 14:00:27 UTC
Created attachment 134902 [details]
A test file
Comment 3 halima 2017-08-09 03:14:48 UTC
Face similar problem !
Created A0 file, wrote one letter and could not make it bigger than 999.9

LO :
Version: 5.1.4.2
Build ID: 1:5.1.4-0ubuntu1
CPU Threads: 1; OS Version: Linux 4.8; UI Render: default;
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8)
Comment 4 halima 2017-08-10 01:37:00 UTC
Similar problem with also LO 5.4.0.3
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2017-08-28 17:13:55 UTC
UX: this is an extreme edge case. Isn't Jacques's suggestion the right way to go in this case? WONTFIX?
Comment 6 Heiko Tietze 2017-08-29 15:01:34 UTC
There has to be an upper limit. Microsoft allows a font size up to 1638pt which is the size of the maximum page height at 22in.
When I create a document with "Hello World" at this size in Word and save it as ODT (<style:text-properties fo:font-size="1638pt") it opens and renders in LibO with the right font height. But the last page is missing ("ld"); and of course you must not touch the font size.
So for sake of round-trip consistency I recommend to increase the maximum at _all_ font size controls. If a larger size is needed we provide the workaround suggested by Jacques in comment 1.

This change might be an easyhack.
Comment 7 Aron Budea 2017-11-24 10:08:18 UTC
Needs code pointer and mentioning of difficulty/required skill/topic.