Bug 51727 - EDITING: Tabstops for tablecontrols aren't set to "no" - only after switching to "yes" and then to "no"
Summary: EDITING: Tabstops for tablecontrols aren't set to "no" - only after switching...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Base (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
: 43927 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: Database-Forms
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Reported: 2012-07-04 12:43 UTC by Robert Großkopf
Modified: 2021-06-17 09:53 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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tabstop of tablecontrol with default: "no" - wont work (14.01 KB, application/vnd.sun.xml.base)
2012-07-04 12:43 UTC, Robert Großkopf
tabstop of tablecontrol with "no" after first set to "yes" works right (14.07 KB, application/vnd.sun.xml.base)
2012-07-04 12:44 UTC, Robert Großkopf
Shows where to find the tabstop of tablecontrols, when editing forms. (132.34 KB, image/png)
2012-09-02 15:04 UTC, Robert Großkopf

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Description Robert Großkopf 2012-07-04 12:43:06 UTC
Created attachment 63828 [details]
tabstop of tablecontrol with default: "no" - wont work

In one form I have some textfields and a tablecontrol. Tabstop of the tablecontrol is set to "no" by default. But when I go through the form with the tabulator the first field of the tablecontrol gets the tabstop after the last field of the other formcontrols.
You could not set the tabstops in the fileds of a tablecontrol - there is no possibility. But the tabstop of the whole tablecontrol will only work correctly, when you first set it to "yes" and then set it to "no". There is something wrong with the suggested default-value of the tabstop.
Comment 1 Robert Großkopf 2012-07-04 12:44:06 UTC
Created attachment 63829 [details]
tabstop of tablecontrol with "no" after first set to "yes" works right
Comment 2 Jochen 2012-08-29 18:58:31 UTC
I tried to reproduce the steps. But I could not do this.
Please describe exactly the single steps. Is it possible that you create screenshots?
Comment 3 Robert Großkopf 2012-09-02 15:04:56 UTC
Created attachment 66493 [details]
Shows where to find the tabstop of tablecontrols, when editing forms.

You have to download attachment 63828 [details]. 
1. Open the form for input. Set the cursor in the first field of the form. Press the tab-button. The cursor went from one control to the other and also in the tablecontrol. 
2. Close the form, 0pen the form for editing, mark the tablecontrol and have a look at the tabulator-stop. It is set to "No". Set this to "Yes". Save and close the form.
3. Redo 1 - same behaviour.
4. Redo 2, but reset the tabulator-stop to "No".
5. Redo 1 - tabulator wents through all fields except the tablecontrol, as expected in 1., because tabstop isn't set since the creating of the tablecontrol.
Comment 4 Robert Großkopf 2012-09-22 18:39:00 UTC
Do you need more info, or could we change the Status to "New". The described behaviour was also discussed in the German OpenOffice-Forum.
Comment 5 Jochen 2012-09-22 19:01:56 UTC
Hi Robert,

do you mean: bug = different behavior of the tab in step 1 and step 5?
I can confirm this behavior.

1) IMHO must be defined what setting "Yes/No" in form means respectively should cause. Perhaps there is no bug but normal behavior.
2) please poste the link of the thread in the German OpenOffice-Forum.

I have nothing against changing status to "NEW".
Comment 6 Jochen 2012-09-22 19:03:28 UTC
Sorry - using
OS: Windows 7 prof. 64 bit
LO: 3.5.5
Comment 7 Robert Großkopf 2012-09-22 19:53:40 UTC
Described behaviour isn't discussed in the OpenOffice-Forum, but here:

Tabstop "yes": The field could be entered with the tabulator. Its the normal behaviour in a form. you could set this to nearly every control.
Tabstop is set standard to "no" for tablecontrols. So the tabulator should not enter the tablecontrol - but it enters the tablecontrol. Only when you switch to "yes" and and afterwards to "no" the tabstop is set right.

I set the Staus to "New".
Comment 8 Alex Thurgood 2015-01-03 17:38:30 UTC Comment hidden (no-value)
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2016-01-17 20:02:55 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 Robert Großkopf 2016-01-21 19:26:20 UTC
Bug still exists with LO, OpenSUSE 42.1 Leap, 64bit rpm Linux.
Comment 11 Robert Großkopf 2016-01-29 18:19:26 UTC
*** Bug 43927 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 12 Robert Großkopf 2016-03-06 15:38:06 UTC
Bug appears also in the first available LO-version (LO, OpenSUSE 42.1 64bit rpm Linux). So I set this bug as "Inherited From OOo".
Comment 13 QA Administrators 2017-05-22 13:19:58 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 14 Robert Großkopf 2017-05-28 15:57:55 UTC
Bug still exists with LO, OpenSUSE 42.1 Leap, 64bit rpm Linux.
Comment 15 QA Administrators 2018-06-13 02:36:59 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 16 Robert Großkopf 2018-06-15 06:18:18 UTC
Bug still exists with LO, OpenSUSE 42.3 Leap, 64bit rpm Linux.

Note: Tabstop could be set to no when first switching to "yes" and then to "no".
Comment 17 QA Administrators 2019-06-16 02:57:51 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 18 Robert Großkopf 2019-06-16 06:17:24 UTC
Same buggy behaviour in LO on OpenSUSE 15, 64bit rpm Linux
Comment 19 QA Administrators 2021-06-16 03:55:53 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 20 Robert Großkopf 2021-06-16 13:36:11 UTC
Bug is still there on LO with OpenSUSE 15.2 64bit rpm Linux.