I inserted a Greek symbol in a Writer document by using Insert Special Character.
I then selected that symbol and opened the AutoCorrect Replace window to create a new entry. I made sure the "text only" box was unchecked, but the character is stored in some default font, NOT Symbol. When I type the correction entry in my document, it autocorrects in the current font, again not the font I wanted.
To clarify: in the Autocorrect Replace window, I want:
\phi [the Symbol font 'phi' character]
What is displayed in the window is the TimesNewRoman "phi" character, and when I
type "\phi" in my document, I get the TimesNewRoman "phi" .
While on this subject: It would be very nice if LibreOffice provided a full set of Math AutoCorrect items similar to the set in MSoft Office 2007 and later.
This might be connected with what I experience on my system*s* for years. If I attempt to insert a special character in find&replace or in autocorrect, I don't get a font face selection, only the 1st (?) font in the alphabetical list (?). Screenshots attached. I can't recognise the font on those. Might be 'adobe pi std' (1st alphabetically in my fonts list; but it doesn't have glyphs in U+F000 range), might be 'open symbol'.
Created attachment 54341 [details]
'special character' dialog called from autocorrect
Created attachment 54342 [details]
'special character' dialog called from find&replace
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I was told via e-mail to re-test this under beta 3.5x, and the autocorrect function works as desired, i.e. saves and inserts the text in the proper font.
On my LO 18.104.22.168, it doesn't work. Should I set this back to UNCONFIRMED?
The same behaviour is also report as bug 64699.
(In reply to comment #7)
> The same behaviour is also report as bug 64699.
this 38298 issue is about the font only.
64699 about all formatting/content
I get that. But I suspect they are all based on the same underlying issue.
Anyway, since I can confirm the issue on the LO 22.214.171.124 Windows, I'm setting this to REOPENED and platform as ALL.
An extra confirmation: the problem is (still) there on Linux AMD64 with LO 126.96.36.199
I would suggest looking into calls mentioning font styles (!) or some sort of style (!) similarity -- to distinguish between the two LO installations on my system, I chose AntykwaTorunska for LO 4, and unchangeable 'Insert char' font in the Auto-Correct/Find&Replace dialogs is definitely 'EB Garamond'.
please retest under latest stable 188.8.131.52 release and give feedback
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I've seen you change the status to RESOLVED WORKSFORME
can you confirm with a brief message that you don't reproduce anymore the original issue?