Created attachment 43923 [details]
explanation and screenshots of navigator problem
In navigator never appears "Drawing objects".
Used LibreOffice 18.104.22.168 Mandriva 64 bit Kde 4.4 and windows xp 32 bit
In attachment explanation and screenshots of navigator problem.
(In reply to comment #0)
> In navigator never appears "Drawing objects".
If you want to see "Drawing objects" in the navigator, you may name these objects. Right-clic > Name.
Don't remember, but i think it is the same in OpenOffice.
(In reply to comment #1)
> (In reply to comment #0)
> > In navigator never appears "Drawing objects".
> If you want to see "Drawing objects" in the navigator, you may name these
> objects. Right-clic > Name.
> Don't remember, but i think it is the same in OpenOffice.
Indeed you need to name the draw objects to make them appear here. This would be an enhancement to have them shown here.
Thanks about Name. I do not know about this.
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This is a general UI issue, right? Therefore changed 'Component' field accordingly.
In Draw Navigator shows all draw objects, even any simple line, if you enable 'Show Shapes -> All Shapes'. This problem does not exist there.
Bu I can confirm the problem for Writer and Calc, there always exists an item "Draw Objects", where I even can select a 'Drag Mode', but that's useful for nothing if there are no shapes listed.
So I consider this one a bug.
That never worked in LibO or OOo, see "AOOo#17444 - unnamed objects in navigator"
May be we simply need in heading of Navigator the icon 'Show Shapes -> All Shapes' as we have it in Draw / Impress?
Can you please rate the easyhack proposal? I had to learn that many issues related to inherited Draw code are not as simple as they might look.
This problem seems to come from the fact that drawing objects added in Writer are not named by default. Naming them as "Drawing 1", "Drawing 2", etc. by default could probably help.
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(In reply to Jean-Francois Nifenecker from comment #8)
> This problem seems to come from the fact that drawing objects added in
> Writer are not named by default. Naming them as "Drawing 1", "Drawing 2",
> etc. by default could probably help.
I would appreciate a default naming of drawing objects. All other objects (tables, comments,..) are named by default, only drawing objects are not named. Also particularly if an object is covered by another object this is only way to select the covered object without modifying the covering object. Furthermore I propose that the default name also indicates the kind of an object. E.g. Rectangle1, Rectangle2, Circle1, Square1, ...
Migrating Whiteboard tags to Keywords: (needsDevEval difficultyInteresting skillCpp topicUI)
Created attachment 123588 [details]
How it would look like with all shapes appearing
Have a patch for this here: https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/23265/ which enables show unnamed shapes.
However, I am not sure this is the right approach. Maybe we should rather go with default names for shapes as we do with images?
I use a Version: 22.214.171.124.alpha0+
Build ID: 129d199d27f6961ea0c850686f76c83e2fc1953d
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default;
TinderBox: Win-x86@42, Branch:master, Time: 2016-03-11_06:16:01
Locale: de-DE (de_DE)
If I insert a Draw object into a Writer document, it is named automatically and therefore it is listed in the Navigator. So for Writer nothing is to do.
(In reply to Regina Henschel from comment #14)
> If I insert a Draw object into a Writer document, it is named automatically
> and therefore it is listed in the Navigator. So for Writer nothing is to do.
Oh this seems to have changed in 5.2 - thanks for testing. So I guess this can be closed then :)
It is only solved in Writer, in Calc they are not named automatically.
And for Calc the discussion remains whether to use the solution of Writer to name them automatically or use the solution of Draw/Impress to have a special mode (with icon in Navigator) to show or hide unnamed objects.
Beginning with version 5.1.0 drawing objects are named automatically with Shape1, Shape2, ... in Writer. A differentiation between kinds of objects (line, rectangle, Circle, ...) is not performed like proposed in comment 10 and comment 12.
In Calc neither in version 5.1.0 nor in version 5.2.0 an automatic naming of drawing objects is performed. Hence this bug is not completely fixed. Set back to NEW.
Replacing our use of the 'ux-advise' component with a keyword:
Component -> UI
Add Keyword: -
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Version: 126.96.36.199.alpha0+ (x64)
Build ID: 18c5089df091bddeb8c2dc339776671964389040
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: GL;
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2018-09-12_23:24:12
Locale: de-AT (de_AT); Calc: CL
(In reply to Thomas Lendo from comment #20)
> Still reproducible.
When opening the first attached file (attachment 43923 [details]) I do not see them in the Navigator.
- starting a new Writer document;
- using Drawing toolbar;
- clicking a shape and drawing it in the document
>> F5 shows "shape 1", "shape 2" etc
Build ID: 8c20d5d4ad6f3e8c672337e3ba67be45a1ccb7c2
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2;
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@70-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2018-09-14_02:29:28
Locale: nl-NL (nl_NL.UTF-8); Calc: threaded
(In reply to Cor Nouws from comment #21)
> When opening the first attached file (attachment 43923 [details]) I do not
> see them in the Navigator.
> - starting a new Writer document;
> - using Drawing toolbar;
> - clicking a shape and drawing it in the document
> >> F5 shows "shape 1", "shape 2" etc
Right, but not in Calc.
(In reply to Thomas Lendo from comment #22)
> Right, but not in Calc.
Ah.. better make a separate issue for that?
(In reply to Cor Nouws from comment #23)
> Ah.. better make a separate issue for that?
I'd go with the existing bug. All necessary information is here for future commits.
(In reply to Harald Koester from comment #17)
> Beginning with version 5.1.0 drawing objects are named automatically with
> Shape1, Shape2, ... in Writer. A differentiation between kinds of objects
> (line, rectangle, Circle, ...) is not performed like proposed in comment 10
> and comment 12.
For reference, this was done by the following commit:
author Caolán McNamara <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2015-09-17 13:55:28 +0100
committer Caolán McNamara <email@example.com> 2015-09-17 14:12:08 +0100
Give drawing objects unique names by default
*** Bug 124989 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***