Created attachment 70409 [details]
draw file with screen shots and explanations
When I edit a graphical element (here: rectangle), insert the cursor and hit any character key or space bar, the box turns black from top left corner until the last character or space of the bottom right.
Editing of the box is only possible by accepting to “fly” (=type) fully blind.
The text box color goes back to normal color either by clicking outside the box or hitting the esc key.
Steps to reproduce:
1. place a box on top of a writer text
2. click inside the box
3. start typing
Box turns black thus editing is only possible blind, Result can only be seen when cursor is outside of the box
I can see what I type character by character to control content and layout.
Platform (if different from the browser): XP / SP3
Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:17.0) Gecko/17.0 Firefox/17.0
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Created attachment 70410 [details]
draw file with screen shots and explanations
Sorry but the attachment made at 2012-11-22 06:16 UTC, is wrong the second one made at 2012-11-22 06:40 UTC, should be the right one. However, I cannot open and crosscheck it. When I click open in new tab I only can see windings-like characters.
Sorry, but I cannot reproduce this bug in LibreOffice 4.0 beta 1 and working in Windows 7
I upgraded yesterday to 18.104.22.168 and could not see this bug in test I made right now. I will keep watching if it pops up again in the 3.6 branch and will come back. Hopefully it is only a bug in the 3.5 branch.
Despite my previous comment, I am seeing the reported bug again today in Writer. (LibO 3..6.4.3) However, I could not yet identify a route cause why the bug appeared today again and will try to observe what causes the bug to appear.
Please post again if you have a reliable way to reproduce this.
Have you tried on any other platform? Seems like the kind of thing that may be Windows only.
As soon as I have new information I will post it again.
Platform: I only have XP/SP3.
I found the cause of the bug. However, I did not find this bug to continue reporting here and open a new bug
Depending on the background of a page the bug appears or does not appear.
- color => no problem
- graphic => bug appears.
I could reproduce it several times.
I see the problem in 4.0.5rc1 too.
Not specific with black over the text, but a mixture of shredderd colors & lines
The same in 3.3.0, so I guess it's an old bug ..
Setting the data for this bug accordingly.
thanks for reporting and searching!
*** Bug 67652 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I am glad you also found the bug in the next version to be released. The shredded and color lines I haven't seen yet.I may case it was always black.
BTW, when you look at my screen shots which I posted Nov 2012 the also have the DRAFT background.
It seems the bug is there since quite a while may be even flown over from OO.
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Sorry I cannot install 3.3 again.
I tested Version 22.214.171.124 (Build ID: 5b93205) portable and Version: 126.96.36.199
Build ID: d50a87b2e514536ed401c18000dad4660b6a169e and did not see the bug anymore.
Thus, I changed the status to RESOLVED because the default NEW would not match the situation at all.