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Bug 122784 - Mouse pointer as pen doesn't work
Summary: Mouse pointer as pen doesn't work
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
6.2.0.2 rc
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
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Reported: 2019-01-17 12:43 UTC by mal
Modified: 2020-06-17 13:33 UTC (History)
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Description mal 2019-01-17 12:43:46 UTC
If you are remotely controlling Linux with KDE Connect the mouse pointer as pen doesn't work. This would be a really nice feature if it could be made to work
Comment 1 Gerhard Weydt 2019-06-09 22:57:32 UTC
When running a presentation, the context menu (right mouse button) offers the choice to use the mouse pointer as a pen.
This worked well in earlier releases as far as 6.1.5.2, but does not work in 6.2. I can confirm this for 6.2.2.2 on Windows 10.
The original bug report was cautious to restrict the range to "in conjunction with KDE Connect", but as I can reproduce it, I shortened the title
Comment 2 Gibtnix 2020-04-05 09:07:46 UTC
I also noticed this this bug, however it seems to appear on Windows only. In particular, I noticed to following behavior:

Single screen configuration (Windows only): Annotations seem to not work at all, drawings are not shown.

Dual screen configuration / presenter console (Windows only): Drawing on the main screen showing the presentation are not working, however drawing on the presenter screen is possible and the drawings appear on the main screen as soon as you move the mouse onto it.

Expected behavior: Drawing on both, presenter screen and main screen are possible and are immediatly shown.

On Linux, drawing on the main screen is possible and works as expected. Still, drawing on the presenter screen also requires to move over the mouse to the main screen to let the drawings appear onto it as well. But I don't know if that's a bug or an intended feature...
Comment 3 Regina Henschel 2020-04-05 16:57:54 UTC
I have tested it with Version: 7.0.0.0.alpha0+ (x64)
Build ID: 6388c578c672690fff662cb04b6a0436cd742f37
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 18362; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
Locale: de-DE (en_US); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded

If I enable OpenGL, then mouse pointer as pen works. If I disable OpenGL, it does not work.
Comment 4 Regina Henschel 2020-04-06 12:09:02 UTC
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #3)
> I have tested it with Version: 7.0.0.0.alpha0+ (x64)
> Build ID: 6388c578c672690fff662cb04b6a0436cd742f37
> CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 18362; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
> Locale: de-DE (en_US); UI-Language: en-US
> Calc: threaded
> 
> If I enable OpenGL, then mouse pointer as pen works. If I disable OpenGL, it
> does not work.

Continue:
To be clear, I have yet tested single screen mode.

If OpenGL is enabled, I can paint, but I have no context menu in running show. If I use Skia, then both painting and context menu work.


The original report was about "KDE Connect", further comments are about defects. Make a new bug about the defects or remove "enhancement" here?
Comment 5 Süleyman Tabanlı 2020-04-18 16:43:50 UTC
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #4)
> (In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #3)
> > I have tested it with Version: 7.0.0.0.alpha0+ (x64)
> > Build ID: 6388c578c672690fff662cb04b6a0436cd742f37
> > CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 18362; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
> > Locale: de-DE (en_US); UI-Language: en-US
> > Calc: threaded
> > 
> > If I enable OpenGL, then mouse pointer as pen works. If I disable OpenGL, it
> > does not work.
> 
> Continue:
> To be clear, I have yet tested single screen mode.
> 
> If OpenGL is enabled, I can paint, but I have no context menu in running
> show. If I use Skia, then both painting and context menu work.
> 
> 
> The original report was about "KDE Connect", further comments are about
> defects. Make a new bug about the defects or remove "enhancement" here?

Okey, I understood what you said. But i'm could't found Skia you are talking about. Where can i find it?
Comment 6 Regina Henschel 2020-04-18 17:12:22 UTC
(In reply to Süleyman Tabanlı from comment #5)
 
> Okey, I understood what you said. But i'm could't found Skia you are talking
> about. Where can i find it?

Skia is the new rendering engine, which will be available in LibreOffice version 7. You can test it with a daily developer build. https://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/
Comment 7 Süleyman Tabanlı 2020-04-18 18:28:13 UTC
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #6)
> (In reply to Süleyman Tabanlı from comment #5)
>  
> > Okey, I understood what you said. But i'm could't found Skia you are talking
> > about. Where can i find it?
> 
> Skia is the new rendering engine, which will be available in LibreOffice
> version 7. You can test it with a daily developer build.
> https://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/

Thank you so much it's working in LibreOfficeDev 7. I wish success to you and your team.