Bug 56256 - PRINTING and PDF export: inconsistent consideration of Appearance color Settings
Summary: PRINTING and PDF export: inconsistent consideration of Appearance color Settings
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other Windows (All)
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: filter:pdf
Depends on:
Blocks: PDF-Export
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Reported: 2012-10-21 15:20 UTC by Rainer Bielefeld Retired
Modified: 2021-12-03 04:27 UTC (History)
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Description Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2012-10-21 15:20:34 UTC
Steps how to reproduce with parallel installation of Master "LOdev   -  ENGLISH UI / German Locale  [Build ID: 370m0(Build:0)]"  {tinderbox: @6, pull time 2012-10-20 14:21:35} on German WIN7 Home Premium (64bit) with separate User Profile for Master Branch

1. Open new Spreadsheet from LibO start center
2. Menu 'Tools -> Options -> LibO -> Appearance - Spreadsheet
    Grid Lines         Auto >> Light Red
    Notes Background   Auto >> Turquoise
3. Add little Text and a visible Comment
4. Export as PDF and print.
   Expected: Grid red,  Notes Background Turquoise
   Actual:  Grid BLACK, Notes Background Turquoise

Some of the settings are without Print impact (Manual page break .., but I think all elements visible in a print should follow the settings the same way (IMHO: respect settings).
Comment 1 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2012-10-21 15:25:55 UTC
Already Reproducible with OOo 3.1.1, so inherited from OOo.

Grid lines problem of course only visible if Print of Grid lines activated in 'Format -> Page -> Sheet'

Further investigation concernint Writer and others required.
Comment 2 A (Andy) 2013-03-09 23:43:44 UTC
not in that way reproducible with LO (Win7 Home, 64bit)

The comment has a turquoise background, but there are no grid lines at all printed, neither via PRINT nor as PDF.

@Rainer: Do you have there black grid lines also with the latest release of LO?
Comment 3 tommy27 2013-08-18 07:01:45 UTC
tested on LibO 4.0.4 (Win7 64bit)

I confirm that gridlines are printed black instead of red.

as said by Reiner the issue is only visible if Print of Grid lines is activated in 'Format -> Page -> Sheet'
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-04-01 14:41:07 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2015-04-22 19:15:11 UTC
Still reproduced.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version: (x64)
Build ID: 211c12b9c64facd1c12f637a5229bd6a6feb032a
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2015-04-18_01:51:17
Locale: fi_FI
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 09:33:43 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 14:07:48 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2021-12-03 04:27:41 UTC
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