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Bug 42365 - FORMATTING: some function names in Formula Editor appears in italic
Summary: FORMATTING: some function names in Formula Editor appears in italic
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Blocks: Formula-Editor
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Reported: 2011-10-29 05:24 UTC by Jamie Twells
Modified: 2019-10-10 02:40 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Jamie Twells 2011-10-29 05:24:11 UTC
Problem description: 

Steps to reproduce:
1. In Libreoffice writer:
2. insert>object>formula
3. type: sin(x) newline coth(x) newline cosech (x) newline sech(x)

Current behavior:sin(x) and coth(x) are formatted correctly cosech and sech are not.

Expected behavior: None of them should be in italic

Platform (if different from the browser): 
Browser: Opera/9.80 (X11; Linux i686; U; en-GB) Presto/2.9.168 Version/11.52
Comment 1 tester8 2011-10-29 07:25:00 UTC
As a workaround you can type:
sin(x) newline coth(x) newline "cosech"(x) newline "sech"(x)
Comment 2 Jamie Twells 2011-10-29 07:26:55 UTC
Thanks that works perfectly
Comment 3 sasha.libreoffice 2012-02-06 05:36:39 UTC
reproduced in LibO 3.5.0 beta on Fedora 64 bit
Comment 4 Jorendc 2013-02-18 09:52:23 UTC
Still reproducible using Linux Mint 14 x64 with LibreOffice 4.0.0 and master Version (Build ID: 07ee72672e6966dafccf21ca3349e428c2a9dd0).

Kind regards,
Comment 5 Thomas Arnhold 2013-09-08 12:37:55 UTC
To get them automatically detected as formulas they have to be added to the list of formulas (including their inverse functions).
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2015-04-01 14:40:25 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Buovjaga 2015-04-21 17:41:08 UTC

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version: (x64)
Build ID: 211c12b9c64facd1c12f637a5229bd6a6feb032a
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2015-04-18_01:51:17
Locale: fi_FI

Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit
LibreOffice 3.3.0 
OOO330m19 (Build:6)
tag libreoffice-
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 09:32:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 Thomas Lendo 2018-10-09 07:39:54 UTC
Still reproducible.

Version: (x64)
Build ID: e46f8a9a4e3c5b0542c0813b476b449f3af8d607
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 10.0; UI render: GL; VCL: win; 
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2018-10-07_23:36:50
Locale: de-AT (de_AT); Calc: CL
Comment 10 QA Administrators 2019-10-10 02:40:49 UTC
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