1. Launch OOo Writer
2. Insert a Form control
3. Double click the inserted control to call out the properties dialog box
+ The fields PositionX, PositionY, Width and Height are intialized as a
big negative number: -92,233,720,368,547,758.08''
+ The number is not adjustable in fields of PositionX and PositionY
+ If push the Up arrow for the fields Width and Height, it will become 0,
then take the focus out of the field, the negative number will turn back
while the control is gone. I think it was actually set with 0 for
This hurt report builder controls, too.
This was a bug not solved in go-oo, made unusable the form design.
See details in novell bugzilla: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610921
Could be that the patch is yet to be integrated into LO.
Noel, one for you?
I think this is for you Cedric, I believe metric-field-limits.diff introduced the problem ( but I have no idea about that patche see. https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610921 ) for more detail
Fixed by commit:
Verified in the 10_10_28_Cedric.rpm build - Closing - Sophie