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Bug 41422 - Cut and paste from draw to writer does not respect drawing
Summary: Cut and paste from draw to writer does not respect drawing
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.4.3 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
: 91245 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: Paste
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Reported: 2011-10-03 09:16 UTC by Rpnpif
Modified: 2019-07-04 08:31 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

In draw (4.69 KB, image/png)
2011-10-03 09:16 UTC, Rpnpif
In writer (5.88 KB, image/png)
2011-10-03 09:16 UTC, Rpnpif
Here another original odg file (9.57 KB, application/
2012-01-09 13:05 UTC, Rpnpif
After cut and paste without and with grouping (11.64 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2012-01-09 13:06 UTC, Rpnpif

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Description Rpnpif 2011-10-03 09:16:13 UTC
Created attachment 51901 [details]
In draw

Make a draw in draw module.
Group all the elements.
Cut and copy in Writer.
The dimensions and positions of elements are not stable.
Comment 1 Rpnpif 2011-10-03 09:16:47 UTC
Created attachment 51902 [details]
In writer
Comment 2 Björn Michaelsen 2011-12-23 12:36:31 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 sasha.libreoffice 2012-01-09 00:06:59 UTC
not reproducible
Please, attach odg file with drawing that produces this problem
Comment 4 Rpnpif 2012-01-09 13:05:10 UTC
Created attachment 55354 [details]
Here another original odg file
Comment 5 Rpnpif 2012-01-09 13:06:21 UTC
Created attachment 55355 [details]
After cut and paste without and with grouping
Comment 6 sasha.libreoffice 2012-01-10 02:38:20 UTC
reproduced with attached odg file on LibO 3.5.0 beta 1 in Fedora 64 bit
Thanks for attachment!
Comment 7 A (Andy) 2013-05-04 10:43:15 UTC
reproducible with LO (Win7 Home, 64bit)
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2015-03-04 02:24:03 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 Rpnpif 2015-03-04 08:20:17 UTC
This bug is still present in LO
Comment 10 Jean-Baptiste Faure 2015-03-07 13:01:20 UTC
Not reproducible for me with LibreOffice built at home under Ubuntu 14.10 if I do a paste special and choose Draw8 format.

Best regards. JBF
Comment 11 Rpnpif 2015-03-07 16:05:43 UTC
(In reply to Jean-Baptiste Faure from comment #10)

Note that this workaround is fine also with LO, with all formats, not only draw8, but not with "Drawing format" that is the default with LO Drawing.

Comment 12 Buovjaga 2015-05-18 09:10:02 UTC
*** Bug 91245 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Rpnpif 2015-12-27 11:34:28 UTC
This issue is still present in 
Build ID: bcace328aabc4c8c10b56daa87da0a2ee6579b5a
Comment 14 Telesto 2016-12-21 13:12:11 UTC
I can't reproduce it with:
Build ID: 9cfb2f2f03b5ec086487fd483298466db0b09010
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.19; UI Render: default; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@42, Branch:master, Time: 2016-12-20_23:58:02
Locale: nl-NL (nl_NL); Calc: CL

But I noticed some difference. Dimensions are in CM in draw, but in MM in Writer.
Clicking 7,72 CM in draw or 77,17 mm in Writer max the text a bit 'bold' (seeing same text twice)
Comment 15 QA Administrators 2018-06-30 02:41:05 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 16 Rpnpif 2018-07-03 07:55:13 UTC
With LO 6.05, the shape of the draw are very approximately (!) the same.
But the dimensions are not exact.

Build ID: 54c8cbb85f300ac59db32fe8a675ff7683cd5a16
Threads CPU : 2; OS : Linux 4.9; UI Render : par défaut; VCL: gtk2; 
Locale : fr-FR (fr_FR.utf8); Calc: group
Comment 17 QA Administrators 2019-07-04 02:47:25 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 18 Rpnpif 2019-07-04 08:31:55 UTC
Build ID: 2412653d852ce75f65fbfa83fb7e7b669a126d64
Threads CPU : 2; OS : Linux 4.9; UI Render : par défaut; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale : fr-FR (fr_FR.utf8); Langue IHM : fr-FR
Calc: threaded

the dimensions are exact but in mm instead of cm (not really a bug).

But the position of the top segment is wrong after copying in Writer.