Bug 127719 - Writer comments flicker when hovering mouse over name / date+time
Summary: Writer comments flicker when hovering mouse over name / date+time
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: graphics stack (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Flickering-UI
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Reported: 2019-09-23 13:06 UTC by Roman Kuznetsov
Modified: 2023-09-26 18:41 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Roman Kuznetsov 2019-09-23 13:06:44 UTC
Writer comments flicker when you move mouse point on it (without OpenGL)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Writer
2. Insert a Comment with some phrase
3. Move mouse point on it

Actual Results:
Comment flickers

Expected Results:
Comment is just ROCK!

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:
Version: (x86)
Build ID: 1485bcc796dd8bd53762368ec4a1345ddb7cda72
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2019-09-02_10:30:21
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 1 Aron Budea 2019-09-24 01:21:08 UTC
To be precise, hovering over the name / date+time flickers.
Interestingly, there's no flicker in Impress (which also has such details, while Calc comments don't).

Confirmed with LO (d05780f102c29b734e21ca729031d625ebf283ef), 3.3.0 / Windows 7.
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2021-09-24 04:06:49 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Roman Kuznetsov 2021-09-24 10:54:43 UTC
no flickering with Skia enabled in

Version: (x64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 47a8a65022e3fd7624c95d0341b4809aad11fddb
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 19043; UI render: Skia/Vulkan; VCL: win
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); UI: ru-RU
Calc: threaded

but still flickering without Skia
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2023-09-25 03:13:55 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Roman Kuznetsov 2023-09-26 18:41:38 UTC
No repro in

Version: (X86_64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 5416c9183384d46f9eb347871541c6ee1e30c28b
CPU threads: 16; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 19045; UI render: default; VCL: win
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); UI: en-US
Calc: CL threaded

Closed as WFM