Bug 60127 - Allow Empty Rotation-Degrees-Pane
Summary: Allow Empty Rotation-Degrees-Pane
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Cell-Format-Dialog
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Reported: 2013-01-31 15:47 UTC by Rainer Bielefeld Retired
Modified: 2021-10-22 04:42 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Sample Document (8.21 KB, application/x-vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet)
2013-01-31 15:51 UTC, Rainer Bielefeld Retired

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Description Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-01-31 15:47:45 UTC
Steps how to reproduce  with "LibO rc   -  GERMAN UI / German Locale  [Build ID: 5991f37846fc3763493029c4958b57282c2597e)]"  {tinderbox: @6, pull time 2013-01-24  07:20(?)} on German WIN7 Home Premium (64bit) with User Profile automatically created form renamed /3 User profile used by

1. open attached sample.ods
2. click A1 (to try to modify rotation from 10° to 30° in an intuitive way)
3. Menu 'Format -> Cells -> Alignment - Text orientation
4. in pane 'Degrees' you see "10", click into pane right from Number 
   > Caret flashes behind 0
5. Backspace until caret reaches left end of pane
   Expected: Empty
   Actual: "1" remains in pane
6. Type "30" 
   > Now value is "301", aou will have to delete the trailing "1"

Same when you try to change rectangle rotation to "10°"

That's unintuitive. 

Old Drawing rotation allowed empty pane (and inserted "0" if you leaved the empty pane), that was more comfortable.

That worked fine in OOo 1.1.5, but broken in OOo 2 and later. so inherited from OOo!
Comment 1 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-01-31 15:48:24 UTC
This one might have impact to "Bug 60120 - UI: object rotation does not allow decimals and negative numbers"
Comment 2 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-01-31 15:51:32 UTC
Created attachment 74003 [details]
Sample Document
Comment 3 Jorendc 2013-01-31 23:33:44 UTC
I can confirm this behavior. Using LibreOffice rc2; Linux Mint 14 x64

Kind regards,
Comment 4 A (Andy) 2014-09-27 17:58:17 UTC
for me not reproducible with LO (Win 8.1)

But I experienced a different bug:
If I try to decrease the degree by using the arrow down button the degree switches to 0.

Does this issue still persist for you or anybody else with the latest release of LO?  Otherwise, we could maybe close this issue.
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2015-10-14 19:57:33 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Buovjaga 2016-01-29 16:18:47 UTC

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 259c1ed201f4277d74dfd600fed8c837cbf56abc
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2016-01-27_00:45:12
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-10-23 14:03:18 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 QA Administrators 2021-10-22 03:45:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2021-10-22 04:39:32 UTC
I remember the problem. An it has gone, in step 5 from original report I now get an empty angle input line after some <Backspace>. 

WFM with
Version: (x64) / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 87b77fad49947c1441b67c559c339af8f3517e22
CPU threads: 12; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 19042; UI render: Skia/Raster; VCL: win
Locale: de-DE (de_DE); UI: de-DE
Calc: threaded

Might have been resolved in an more early version, I did not test.