Bug 114754 - mail merge: database selection blocked
Summary: mail merge: database selection blocked
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Mail-Merge
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Reported: 2017-12-29 18:50 UTC by hrkoch
Modified: 2018-09-03 14:57 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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window on which the app blocks e.g. does not advance (132.52 KB, image/png)
2017-12-29 18:52 UTC, hrkoch

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Description hrkoch 2017-12-29 18:50:02 UTC
while wanting to include a database field after selecting the database in the edit window, the process is blocked.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.open document with adress block prepared for mail merge
2.mark a line from the adress block to be edited
3.edit window opens - select a database

Actual Results:  
process does not advance / is blocked

Expected Results:
database should open with fields contained

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:
see attached screenshot

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:57.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/57.0
Comment 1 hrkoch 2017-12-29 18:52:23 UTC
Created attachment 138736 [details]
window on which the app blocks e.g. does not advance
Comment 2 Buovjaga 2018-01-27 17:38:37 UTC
Could not reproduce. Used same material and basic steps to create a Letter as in bug 114748.

Please try with 5.4/6.0 pre-release.

Arch Linux 64-bit
Build ID: 2d8f17565ebe867210f5769851d91b2e7b612a8f
CPU threads: 8; OS: Linux 4.14; UI render: default; VCL: kde4; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group threaded
Built on January 27th 2018

Win 10
Version: (x64)
Build ID: 2765189d8bca11a403fe5597f565964a4e6fe019
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: default; 
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2018-01-27_00:36:59
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI); Calc: group threaded

Change back to UNCONFIRMED, if the problem persists. Change to RESOLVED WORKSFORME, if the problem went away.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2018-07-31 09:38:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2018-09-03 14:57:04 UTC
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