Bug 43282 - Save Formula Font Style After Pushing Ok
Summary: Save Formula Font Style After Pushing Ok
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Formula Editor (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.3.4 release
Hardware: All Linux (All)
: low enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: needsDevEval
Depends on:
Blocks: Formula-Editor Character
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Reported: 2011-11-27 13:15 UTC by precious.williams
Modified: 2018-10-19 20:57 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description precious.williams 2011-11-27 13:15:42 UTC
I cannot get the formula editor to modify the default state so that text characters (characters enclosed in quotes) will NOT be in italic. It will save a different default font, but it won't remain as NOT italic. I have to switch it for every new formula.

This is pretty inconvenient as the main reason for using text is to distinguish it from variables.
Comment 1 sasha.libreoffice 2012-04-27 03:00:18 UTC
Thanks for bugreport
When in Formula editor, try this:
Format->Fonts, in dialog "Fonts" press "Modify", select "Variables" and remove tick from "Italic"

Sorry if I not understand problem
Comment 2 sasha.libreoffice 2012-04-27 03:09:46 UTC
Now I understand: settings of previous comment not saved when we close current formula and create new.
Reproduced in 3.3.4 and 3.5.2 on Fedora 64 bit
Changing to version 3.3.4 as most early reproducible
Comment 3 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-03-07 08:18:00 UTC
Is that a bug report or enhancement request? Still esisting with 4.x?
"I can not" ist not a valid instruction how to reproduce. 

You understood this one, can you contribute a short step by step instruction?
Comment 4 sasha.libreoffice 2013-03-07 09:42:24 UTC
In 4.0.0 not implemented yet (problem reproducible) on RFR17 64bit

Steps to reproduce:
0. Start Writer
1. Insert->Object->Formula
2. Enter some characters. (now they are italic)
3. Format->Fonts, in dialog "Fonts" press "Modify", select "Variables" and remove tick from "Italic"
(Characters become without italic)
4. Click somewhere in document to exit formula editor
5. Repeat steps 1 and 2
Expected: characters remain non-italic (settings remains from previous time)
Actually: characters are italic (setting reset to default happens)

Possible workaround: copy-paste formula where fonts are set properly instead of using Insert->Object->Formula

Looks like an enhancement request
Comment 5 Joel Madero 2013-05-15 04:52:13 UTC
Agreed - marking as NEW and enhancement request.

New (confirmed)
Enhancement (currently behaved properly, just want it to store last settings upon clicking ok)
Low - not a very popular feature, workaround isn't too cumbersome


Editing Title: Save Formula Font Style After Pushing Ok

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Comment 6 Joel Madero 2014-02-27 22:55:28 UTC
In order to limit the confusion between ProposedEasyHack and EasyHack and to make queries much easier we are changing ProposedEasyHack to NeedsDevEval.

Thank you and apologies for the noise
Comment 7 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-12-13 11:21:04 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)