Bug 124104 - LibreOffice Base: Text cut off in GUI elements with font scaling enabling or when font size increased above 12 point
Summary: LibreOffice Base: Text cut off in GUI elements with font scaling enabling or ...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
5.3 all versions
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: bibisectRequest, regression
Depends on:
Blocks: Base-UX
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Reported: 2019-03-15 17:02 UTC by Allan Macdonald
Modified: 2023-03-23 03:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Screenshot with problem (KDE5) (28.12 KB, image/png)
2019-03-17 20:14 UTC, Roman Kuznetsov

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Description Allan Macdonald 2019-03-15 17:02:42 UTC
The text in some GUI elements is cut off as if the GUI element is too small for the text.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Use GNOME Tweaks 3.28.1 to increase the size of the GUI text: Window Title: Ubuntu 14 Interface: Ubuntu Regular 14 Document: Sans Regular 14 Monospace: Ubuntu Mono Regular 14 Scaling factor 1
2.Open a database.
3.Edit the design of a table.
4.Observe the "Field Properties" heading in the Table Design dialog.

Actual Results:
In the GUI element containing the text, "Field Properties", the text is cut off as if the GUI element is too small for the text.

Expected Results:
The GUI element containing the text is big enough to see all of the text.

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:
OS: 18.04LTS

See also this discussion:
Comment 1 Alex Thurgood 2019-03-17 07:30:55 UTC
I see it has already been confirmed by others on the Ask list.
Comment 2 Roman Kuznetsov 2019-03-17 20:14:16 UTC
Created attachment 150031 [details]
Screenshot with problem (KDE5)
Comment 3 Xisco Faulí 2019-03-22 12:10:49 UTC
Also reproduced in

Build ID: 5b168b3fa568e48e795234dc5fa454bf24c9805e
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Linux 4.15; UI Render: default; 
Locale: ca-ES (ca_ES.UTF-8)

but not in

Build ID: 0db96caf0fcce09b87621c11b584a6d81cc7df86
Locale: ca-ES (ca_ES.UTF-8)

Reproduced in GEN and GTK

@Caolán, I thought you could be interested in this issue...
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2021-03-22 04:19:31 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete, spam)
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2023-03-23 03:23:58 UTC
Dear Allan Macdonald,

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