Bug 51284 - [FORMATTING] "Space before paragraph" (fo:margin-top) ignored for first paragraph of text in a text box or shape.
Summary: [FORMATTING] "Space before paragraph" (fo:margin-top) ignored for first parag...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.3.0 release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Textbox Paragraph Shapes
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Reported: 2012-06-21 01:20 UTC by Brennan Vincent
Modified: 2023-12-04 03:15 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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File displaying the bug (11.75 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2012-06-21 01:20 UTC, Brennan Vincent

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Description Brennan Vincent 2012-06-21 01:20:27 UTC
Created attachment 63286 [details]
File displaying the bug

Text written on the page normally does not suffer from this problem; text in a drawing text object or in a drawing shape does. See the attached document for an example.
Comment 1 bfoman (inactive) 2012-07-05 02:25:10 UTC
Confirmed with:
Build ID: own W7 debug build
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit

Spacing of paragraph ignored when in drawing shape.
Comment 2 Roman Eisele 2012-11-27 10:41:44 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Confirmed with:
> LO 

... so we can set the status of this bug report to NEW.

Already reproducible with LibreOffice 3.3.0 (tested on Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Intel)), very probably inherited from OOo.

The only question is: is this a bug, or is this a feature, i.e. intended behaviour? ;-)
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-01-05 17:51:28 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Buovjaga 2015-01-22 14:21:33 UTC
Could repro also from scratch.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 07e84cae983c08afdba03018413a19d01abb3006
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-01-19_06:15:38
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:35:30 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Aron Budea 2016-05-13 20:31:14 UTC
Still reproducible in LO, Windows 7.
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-05-22 13:40:02 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 14:03:21 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2021-12-03 04:26:01 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 QA Administrators 2023-12-04 03:15:20 UTC
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