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Bug 58623 - EDITING: Keep ratio checkbox status not captured by undo
Summary: EDITING: Keep ratio checkbox status not captured by undo
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Hardware: Other Windows (All)
: low minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Blocks: Undo-Redo
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Reported: 2012-12-21 15:28 UTC by john.pratt
Modified: 2019-10-28 03:30 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Example file with a bitmap (32.95 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.presentation)
2012-12-21 15:28 UTC, john.pratt

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Description john.pratt 2012-12-21 15:28:59 UTC
Created attachment 71938 [details]
Example file with a bitmap

Problem description: when changing the status of the keep ratio checkbox for a bitmap this is not captured by the undo list, so it cannot be undone.  If the bitmap is then enlarged separately then 2 undo items appear.  The first one undoes the enlargement, but the second one appears to do nothing.

Steps to reproduce (part 1):
1. open attached file or create one from scratch
2. right click the bitmap -> position and size
3. uncheck 'keep ratio' and close the dialogue

Current behavior: the undo list is blank

Expected behavior: this change should be recorded in the undo list

Steps to reproduce (part 2):
A. carry out steps to reproduce part 1
B. right click the bitmap -> position and size
C. change the size and close the dialogue

Current behavior: two undo items are created; the newest undoes the size change; the oldest appears to do nothing

Expected behavior: the two undo items undo one thing each (the oldest should undo the 'keep ratio' change)
Operating System: Windows XP
Comment 1 Joel Madero 2013-01-09 17:48:20 UTC
Confirmed, notes below:
First, two of us noticed that when we open the file the checkbox is already unchecked, what we did was check the box "keep ratio", close dialog, then go to Edit - Undo (not grayed out) but we saw that the undo does nothing.

Version: Changing to as it was verified on this version. 
@Reporter - Version refers to the oldest version we can verify the bug on

New (Confirmed)
Minor: Doesn't prevent high quality work at all
Lowest: Easy workaround (just go in and change back your changes)

We know that the undo functionality in LibO needs some work, once a developer starts tackling the multiple bugs reported against undo, this one should be handled.

Thanks for reporting!
Comment 2 A (Andy) 2015-02-08 13:29:25 UTC
Reproducible with LO, Win 8.1

If I uncheck Keep Ratio in the attached sample, then the UNDO button is enabled, but if I press it, then the Keep Ratio function is still not checked.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2016-02-21 08:38:01 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2017-03-06 16:06:09 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Thomas Lendo 2018-10-27 18:12:38 UTC
Still reproducible.

Build ID: 5d2ab49cbda1d7aea1019478abe0163e1f40a121
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: de-DE (de_DE.UTF-8); Calc: threaded
from today
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2019-10-28 03:30:16 UTC
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