Make a document (calc or writer, doesn't matter), when you save, do it with password!
When loading a non password protected file, a status bar appearing in the bottom which shows the loading process. If you load a password protected document this status bar doesn't show up, just a bar on the top with the first letter of the text.
Both LibreOffice and OpenOffice have this issue. It's in OpenOffice for a long time now. When loading big spreadsheets it's a bit frustrating not seeing anything for long time (on a slower machine for example). I know it's loading but it should be clear.
Everything is working well when using the start page (I don't know it's official name), but I don't use it. I open documents directly from the folders.
Created attachment 41219 [details]
Screen capture with missing status bar
[Reproducible] with a large Spreadsheet and "LibreOffice 3.3.0 RC1 - WIN XP German UI [OOO330m17 (build 184.108.40.206"). Status bar visible when I open document from start center or from existing document and File menu, but not when I open document from WIN EXPLORER.
I believe you did not want to report a problem with the status bar, but with the progress bar?
May I ask you to read <http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/BugReport>?
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--- your PC
--- your OS
--- your LibO Version
-- how you launch LibO
-- everything else crossing your mind after you read a.m. URL
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(In reply to comment #2)
> I believe you did not want to report a problem with the status bar, but with
> the progress bar?
Yeah, I meant that. The screenshot tells you everything...
> Then please:
> - add information
> -- concerning
> --- your PC
I think it's irrelevant, I have this issue on many PCs.
> --- your OS
My OS is Windows 7 32bit Prof., but as you see in the header I have this issue with any type of Windows (Windows XP 32bit Home/Prof., Windows 7 32/64bit Home/Prof./Ultimate)
> --- your LibO Version
As I told it's in every LibreOffice and OpenOffice versions but I can't tell you when it became an issue. I tried all recent Libre/OpenOffice versions (3.x), all of them have it.
> -- how you launch LibO
> -- everything else crossing your mind after you read a.m. URL
I told everything about it in my first post and post header.
Just for info: LibO 3.3 RC2 also has this issue
May I ask you to read <http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/BugReport_Details>?
Until it will have been fixed, the problem will be visible in every new version, so only interesting information would be if the problem has disappeared unexpectedly.
Something has been changed since... currently using LibreOffice 3.4.2
While document is loading I switch to another window and switch back to Calc the progress bar becomes visible and appears normally. Interesting thing that originally the faulty progress bar is visible on the top of the screen but after switching windows the bar puts itself on the bottom...
With "LibreOffice 3.4.3 RC1 - WIN7 Home Premium (64bit) German UI [OOO340m1 (Build:301)]" I still see that strange first cell contents at top left document border after I confirmed password (see reporter's screenshot) with CALC and WRITER.
I can not reproduce that progress bar appears after switch / back to other window, not with WRITER and not with CALC.
No reaction from assignee, so back to list.
Sorry, I was wrong. I minimized and restored the Calc window while loading.
Switching between windows does nothing, but minimizing and restoring while loading document places progress bar on the right place.
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Still [Reproducible] with "LibreOffice 3.4.5 RC1 - WIN7 Home Premium (64bit) German UI [Build ID: OOO340m1 (Build:501)]".
Can't test with parallel Dev-Installation of "LibreOffice 3.5.0 Beta2- WIN7 Home Premium (64bit) German UI [Build-ID : 8589e48-760cc4d-f39cf3d-1b2857e-60db978] because of "Bug 43868 FILEOPEN document saved with password: correct password not recognized"
I will test again when Beta3 is available and assign if reproducible with 3.5
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Reproducible with the Linux build, but I have lost hope to find something related to this bug in the code...
By the way, resizing of the window unlocks painting (as well as minimizing and restoring).
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Tested on LibreOffice 4.3.22 under Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. Can't produce this symptom, there is a progress bar when opening a password protected document from Windows Explorer. So this old bug has been resolved somewhere over time. So I mark this bug as RESOLVED FIXED.