Bug 125032 - uno:Hyphenate toggle in calc, draw, impress but not in writer menubar
Summary: uno:Hyphenate toggle in calc, draw, impress but not in writer menubar
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Hyphenation
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Reported: 2019-04-29 21:33 UTC by andreas_k
Modified: 2020-12-19 17:24 UTC (History)
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Textbox with text and hyphenation in German (13.89 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.graphics)
2019-07-16 22:51 UTC, Regina Henschel

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Description andreas_k 2019-04-29 21:33:12 UTC
Menubar -> Tools -> Language -> Hyphenate

writer no checkbox
calc checkbox
impress checkbox
draw checkbox

should be consistent. I prefer no checkbox like in writer.
Comment 1 Heiko Tietze 2019-04-30 13:47:51 UTC
Hyphenate in Writer calls FN_HYPHENATE_OPT_DLG starting the function HyphenateDocument() and in Calc SID_ENABLE_HYPHENATION that calls pTabViewShell->ExecuteCellFormatDlg(rReq, "alignment") (Format Cells dialog at alignment tab), where you can switch on hyphenation when text is wrapped. However, if the option switched on for the cell it doesn't toggle the menu item.

The hyphenation is not defined for Impress/Draw.

I agree with Andreas and we should make the menu entry a non-toggle item in Calc. And remove it from all other modules. Likely a simple hack.
Comment 2 Regina Henschel 2019-07-16 22:51:28 UTC
Created attachment 152820 [details]
Textbox with text and hyphenation in German

Hyphenation works in Draw/Impress. Of cause you need the dictionary installed and you should try with German, which has so much long words. Try this: Write a longer text in Writer with style "text body" and German language, but no hyphenation. Copy the text and insert it in Draw into a new text box. Goto Tools > Language and enable Hyphenation. Change the width of the text box and you will see the hyphenation.
Comment 3 Heiko Tietze 2019-07-17 03:50:36 UTC
It works but toggles the menu. This request is about having it an ordinary command like in Writer.