Created attachment 68763 [details]
This report is based on suggestion by email@example.com in Bug 55682 - Define Comment FORMATTING with an own ("paragraph") style"
Current situation with "LibreOffice 18.104.22.168” German UI/ German Locale [Build-ID: f8fce0b] on German WIN7 Home Premium (64bit):
1. Open blank new spreadsheet
2. Click cell E5
3. 'Rightclick -> Insert comment'
> Comment box appears nearby F2:G2
4. type "xxx" into comment, Click E20
Comment disappears, Cell cursor at E20
5. Move mouse cursor to red comment mark at top right corner of E5
> Comment appears as expected at place where you created it
6. 'Rightclick Comment Mark -> Show Comment'
Comment box appears and stays visible
7. Click Comment Box
> Control Points Appear
8. Drag and Drop Comment box to cell A7
9. 'Rightclick Comment Mark -> Show Comment'
Comment box disappears
10. Move mouse cursor to red comment mark at top right corner of E5
Expected: Comment box appears at it's new place nearby A7
Actual: Comment appears at it's old place F2:G2
New place A7 has not been forgotten, repeating step 6 shows comment at correct new place 'A7'
That worked fine with OOo 2.0.2, but already with OOo 3.1.1 I can reproduce this problem, so it's inherited from OOo
Attached sample202.ods works fine with OOo 2.0.2 and shows comment box nearby A7, But LibO will show the comment box at F2:G2.
NEW and OS=All due to comments in Bug 55682
Thank you for your attention!
Please set Status to ASSIGNED and add yourself to "Assigned To" if you accept this Bug or forward the Bug if it's not your turf (and remove others in team from CC).
Also still REPRODUCIBLE in the Master branch; tested with latest available master daily build: LOdev 22.214.171.124.alpha0+ (build ID: c252694; pull time: 2012-10-12 22:05:41) on Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Intel).
Thank you for filing this -- exemplary! -- bug report!
Its a simple viewing problem. When I create a sample document similar to my sample with LibO 126.96.36.199, the Comment will be shown at it's correct place when I open the document with OOo 3.0.2.
So from my layman's point of view a fix should be an EeasyHack.
> when I open the document with OOo 3.0.2
Sorry, typo! Must be " ... when I open the document with OOo 2.0.2"
I am not a "Techie" so I don't understand a lot of the information within
this Forum, but I still have the "Comment Box" issues as originally
described by me. I see many different replies, some of which were rather
rude (like Comment #11 -- "Useless Information ... Shows nothing"), but no
solutions. You asked for a Sample of the problem, which sent and yet you
tell me it's "Useless". So what do you want from me? I saw the
"work-around" posted for creating a Macro, but I really expected the
LibreOffice group to fix the problem. Do you think it is possible to fix
this bug, so that each and every user does not need to create a
One suggestion that you made was for me to modify the "Paragraph Style".
And how do I Modify the "Paragraph Style"? And by modifying this, does that
affect both Comment Boxes as well as all other fonts in all cells on the
sheet? Will this be the "new" Default from henceforth for all new sheets
and all new Comment Boxes?
Thanx in advance for your time.
On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 11:32 AM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Roman Eisele <email@example.com> changed bug 56153<https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56153>
> What Removed Added CC firstname.lastname@example.org
> *Comment # 1 <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56153#c1> on bug
> 56153 <https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56153> from Roman
> Eisele <email@example.com> *
> Also still REPRODUCIBLE in the Master branch; tested with latest available
> master daily build: LOdev 188.8.131.52.alpha0+ (build ID: c252694; pull time:
> 2012-10-12 22:05:41) on Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Intel).
> @ Rainer:
> Thank you for filing this -- exemplary! -- bug report!
> You are receiving this mail because:
> - You are on the CC list for the bug.
(In reply to comment #4)
Status NEW shows that all info for the bug fixing process is available here and in Bug 55682.
No further information is required, as soon as a developer has time (no bugs with higher priority in the line) he will fix this bug.
A diagram showing the process you can find on <http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/File:BzLifecycleold.png>
For questions how to use LibO, how to do workarounds and similar please ask on a mailing list or <http://ask.libreoffice.org/questions/>
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
Reproducible with LO 184.108.40.206, Win 8.1 as described by Rainer
It has been about 3 years since I mentioned this issue (Bug 56153 - "Comment Box Location does not stay in newly assigned location that the user selects).
The problem still exists for me and others. After this long, I will assume that nothing will be done about it and I do not need any additional negative comments about the way I have presented it. It appears that other users understand exactly what the problem is and they have also described the problem with the same results as I have experienced.
Please delete me from any more emails regarding this problem that is obviously a low priority and won't be solved.
@David - I suggest you read this: http://joelmadero.wordpress.com/2014/10/11/user-expectations-and-the-reality-of-our-community/
That gives you a sense of why there is no such thing as "low priority" - it just means that a volunteer hasn't found it to be worth their time to fix. There is no hierarchy in the project. No one can dictate what bugs get fixed.
Also you can remove yourself from the cc if you'd like and then you won't receive any more notifications.
Migrating Whiteboard tags to Keywords: (needsDevEval)
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