Problem description: After creating a text box and inserting text, if you want the shape to be a different ratio rectangle you can not make it so by pulling the guides on the box its as if the corner guide is the only guide active for all guides on the box. So, you can resize the box bigger and smaller but you can not change the ratio of the sides. If word wrap fills the box then the box will automatically get taller. This function should work like it does in Impress and it does not. Impress' text-box works fine. This also happened in versions 126.96.36.199.beta2 and beta1.
Windows XP Service pack 3 currently updated.
Phenome II quad core with 4 GB of memory
340 GB of free hdd space
Nvidia gtx 460 se video card
Steps to reproduce:
1. .... On drawing either make a text-box and enter some text or copy and paste text letting that procedure make the box and text.
2. .... Select the text-box and try to resize it at each node stretch point. The function is the same corner pull function at each node.
3. .... Box resizes bigger or smaller but no ratio change of sides.
Current behavior: No ratio change of sides on text-boxes when changing size of text-box
Expected behavior: Text-box shape can be made to have different width to height ratios. Just like the Impress text-box which is working fine.
Operating System: Windows XP
Works fine in Linux so if it exists must be only Windows.
Thanks for reporting!
I can confirm this behavior using Windows 7 x64; LibreOffice Version 188.8.131.52 (Build id: 527dba6f6e0cfbbc71bd6e7b88a52699bb48799)
I have just tested for this bug on the latest daily Version 184.108.40.206.alpha0+ (Build ID: b1d0fd4f969976e2133f8eaa37c1fb8360c20f6) and the text box adjustment is working fine on my system now. If someone actively fixed this problem thanks very much. If nobody did well then?
Thanks to everyone who works on these bugs.
I am sorry that I said the bug was gone, its not gone. I opened the drawing, I was testing this on, somehow in impress not draw. I thought I was working in draw and the textbox works in impress but not draw. You ask how I opened a .odg in impress, well I had an impress set of slides testing for another bug fix and used the recent documents under the file Menu and it opened it in impress. Is that standard or what. I do not know if I should report that behavior as a bug. The only reason I noticed is the top line bar said LOdev impress instead of Draw because I had the task menu in impress closed at the time.
So sorry, this bug still exist on my system.
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Win 7 Pro 64-bit, LibO Version: 18.104.22.168
Build ID: 45e2de17089c24a1fa810c8f975a7171ba4cd432