Bug 139225 - DRAW: Inconsistency of linewidth selection between 'Line and Filling' toolbar and Properties Panel
Summary: DRAW: Inconsistency of linewidth selection between 'Line and Filling' toolbar...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 134448
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Draw (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) macOS (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsUXEval
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Reported: 2020-12-25 15:41 UTC by Jan Nijman
Modified: 2021-02-01 15:45 UTC (History)
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Description Jan Nijman 2020-12-25 15:41:52 UTC
DRAW: Inconsistancy of Linewidth selection between 'Line an Filling' Toolbar (shows mm, in steps of 0.5 mm (!)) and the Properties (Line>Width) panel (shows range of selections in points).
Both should be the same. Either in mm (and there ought to be a range?) or in points.
Although we work in metric, linewidth in points would also be OK.

Standard metric pensizes (line width) in mm are:
0.18, 0.25, 0.35, 0.5, 0.7, 1.0 mm

Note: This may be the same problem as was (tried to) report in Bug ID 106231
Comment 1 Jan Nijman 2020-12-25 15:48:46 UTC
I did not find a field for the system info you probably need !?

Her it is:

Build ID: 639b8ac485750d5696d7590a72ef1b496725cfb5
CPU threads: 2; OS: Mac OS X 10.11.6; UI render: GL; VCL: osx; 
Locale: en-BW (en.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 2 Regina Henschel 2020-12-25 22:46:03 UTC
I consider this as error. All other places but line width of the Sidebar use the unit, which was set in Tools > Options > Draw > General > Settings > 'Unit of measurment:' when the document was last saved. The unit is a property of the document in Draw.

We might allow a smaller unit of same kind, examples: general unit "meter"-> line width "centimeter", general unit "inch"-> line width "point". But even for that I would prefer to do it not automatically.

There exists a request of line width in "pt" for Writer: bug 134448.

There exists a similar report bug 105176, which was -I think wrongly- resolved as duplicate to bug 72662.

Reading several reports, I think it might be necessary to distinguish between Writer and Draw/Impress.

Line width in "pt" or not needs to be discussed in UX team.
Comment 3 Heiko Tietze 2021-02-01 15:45:54 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 134448 ***