Bug 143309 - Incorrect help information about toolbar "Mode" in Draw
Summary: Incorrect help information about toolbar "Mode" in Draw
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium trivial
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: target:7.3.0
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-07-12 09:47 UTC by [REDACTED]
Modified: 2021-07-12 15:46 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description [REDACTED] 2021-07-12 09:47:44 UTC
Help information about "Rotating Objects" at

contains the following information:

Select the object you want to rotate. On the Mode toolbar in LibreOffice Draw ...

This information about "Mode toolbar" in incorrect. In a default LibreOffice user profile there is no toolbar named "Mode". The last version having a toolbar "Mode" I could evaluate was version

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open LibreOffice Draw (fresh user profile)
2. Go to menu "View -> Toolbars"
3. Check the list of existing Toolbars
4. Compare the list with content of https://help.libreoffice.org/latest/lo/text/sdraw/guide/rotate_object.html?DbPAR=DRAW

Actual Results:
1. Toolbar "Mode" is not on the list of available toolbars
2. Toolbar "Transformations" is on the list of available toolbars
3. Help page mentions non-existent toolbar "Mode"

Expected Results:
Help page mentions existent toolbar "Transformations"

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: Yes

Additional Info:
See also question at ask.libreoffice.org: https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/317937/where-is-the-rotate-objects-icon-in-draw/
Comment 1 [REDACTED] 2021-07-12 10:31:50 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 [REDACTED] 2021-07-12 10:45:31 UTC
(In reply to Uwe Auer from comment #1)
> Code:
> https://opengrok.libreoffice.org/xref/help/source/text/sdraw/guide/
> rotate_object.xhp?r=1479a6ae#46
> - <emph>Mode</emph>
> + <emph>Translations</emph>

Correcting myself:



- <emph>Mode</emph>
+ <emph>Transformations</emph>
Comment 3 [REDACTED] 2021-07-12 11:51:40 UTC
Absolutely unsure about the process flow: Please see https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/c/help/+/118726 as well.
Comment 4 Commit Notification 2021-07-12 11:57:34 UTC
Uwe Auer committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":


tdf#143309: Incorrect help information about toolbar "Mode" in Draw
Comment 5 Matthew Forrester 2021-07-12 15:46:02 UTC
Thank you for fixing this so quickly Uwe!

I reported another outdated reference to the Mode toolbar in  #143319.