Bug 122617 - Impress: Background of master slide gets lost when creating a new slide
Summary: Impress: Background of master slide gets lost when creating a new slide
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Master-Slide
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Reported: 2019-01-09 21:51 UTC by Martin Meeser
Modified: 2019-01-12 08:27 UTC (History)
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Description Martin Meeser 2019-01-09 21:51:13 UTC
Background color gets lost when creating a new slide

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change background on master slide to color
2. Go back to normal view
3. right click in left hand pane
4. choose "new slide"

Actual Results:
background on master is "none", all slides show accordingly white background

Expected Results:
new slide

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:
I am on Ubuntu 18.04 with java 11
Comment 1 Durgapriyanka 2019-01-09 22:39:55 UTC
Thank you for reporting the bug. I can not reproduce this in

Build ID: 3c964980da07892a02d5ac721d80558c459532d0
CPU threads: 2; OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@42, Branch:master, Time: 2018-12-12_02:07:45
Locale: en-US (en_US); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 2 Martin Meeser 2019-01-11 09:47:09 UTC
I just wanted to provide a screen capture, but my Ubuntu upgraded to 18.10, and with it libre office to 

Now, at masters view, I can not set any background color (only an image).

That is one way to solve it ;-)
Comment 3 Roman Kuznetsov 2019-01-12 08:27:56 UTC
don't repro in

ID сборки: 2ce5217b30a543f7666022df50f0562f82be0cff
Потоков ЦП: 4; ОС:Linux 4.13; Отрисовка ИП: по умолчанию; VCL: gtk3; 
Локаль: ru-RU (ru_RU.UTF-8); UI-Language: ru-RU
Calc: threaded

There isn't opportunity set up background color for Master-slide, only image.

And if you use any image, then in Normal mode all new slide have that image as background