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Bug 48331 - FORMATTING: Format Painter have undefined behavior
Summary: FORMATTING: Format Painter have undefined behavior
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 59029
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-04-05 04:37 UTC by Kenneth
Modified: 2016-01-21 12:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

steps and test to reproduce bug. (11.73 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2012-04-05 04:38 UTC, Kenneth

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Description Kenneth 2012-04-05 04:37:11 UTC
Steps to reproduce:
See document.

Current behavior: Sometimes formatting works, but mostly the paragraph either does not change or all formatting except italic works, etc. It seems to behave bad if some text are defualt font/size/color used by document.

Expected behavior: All formatting shall be copied onto paragraph selected.

Platform: Win 7 x64
Comment 1 Kenneth 2012-04-05 04:38:38 UTC
Created attachment 59516 [details]
steps and test to reproduce bug.
Comment 2 bfoman (inactive) 2012-08-31 09:30:32 UTC
Bug report:

Set cursor in test2 word below in paragrap 'A'.
Click format painter icon.
Click test1 word in paragraph 'B'.
This works!
Now set cursor in test3 word below in paragrap 'B'.
Click format painter icon.
Click test2 word in paragraph 'a'.
Wohaa, whole line get converted  to default and the test2 word is correct! 
Now set cursor in test5 word below in paragrap 'B'.
Click format painter icon.
Click test4 word in paragraph 'B'.
Wohaa, nothing happens! 

Confirmed with:
Build ID: own W7 debug build
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit

Confirmed all above.
Comment 3 Kenneth 2013-07-12 05:47:29 UTC
Tested again on LO and problem persists.
Comment 4 Denis Dobbin 2013-10-01 17:18:11 UTC
Tested on LO and the problem persists

Format Painter only apply character format, it don't copy paragraph format.
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Comment 6 Kenneth 2015-04-07 07:32:11 UTC
Tested again on LO and problem persists.
Comment 7 Cor Nouws 2016-01-21 12:42:43 UTC
Hi Kenneth,

I expect this to designed behaviour.
Please see comment  5 in the issue tdf#59029

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 59029 ***