Bug 62080 - Styles-dropdown in Sidebar without preview for font effects after dialog closed, until save or click away
Summary: Styles-dropdown in Sidebar without preview for font effects after dialog clos...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: low minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
: 149945 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: Writer-Styles-Paragraph-Combobox
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Reported: 2013-03-10 01:27 UTC by Tin Man
Modified: 2022-07-15 13:11 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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2020-03-20 14:00 UTC, romain2boss

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Description Tin Man 2013-03-10 01:27:13 UTC
Style previews in the style drop-down don't show up with font effects (e.g. "Capitals", "Lowercase", "Title", and "Small Capitals").
Comment 1 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-03-10 09:53:59 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 2 Tin Man 2013-03-10 12:08:49 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> To be honest, I have no idea what we are talking about. 
> Styles selector in Formatting Toolbar?

Comment 3 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-03-10 12:30:58 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Tin Man 2013-03-10 20:47:07 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> @mazelm:
> Can you explain your Ideas some more precise? Do you see a bug or is this an
> enhancement request?
> Currently with master I see something I would (at least some of them) call a
> bug: In dropdown I see and character color, outline, shadow, strikethrough,
> underline, overline, but over-/underline in wrong color. 
> And Capital/Lowercase/similar are not shown.
> I do not recommend to show "hidden" in preview ;-)
> We are talking about the thing I see as a bug?

Yes -- that's exactly what the bug is about.
Comment 5 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2013-03-10 21:23:01 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Björn Michaelsen 2013-07-01 19:49:14 UTC
@kendy: I assume "developer who created the latest progress" is you ;) -- are you willing to easyhackify/mentor this one?
Comment 7 David 2019-01-21 14:29:38 UTC
Some time ago I suggested that the fonts be optionally grouped by type - Serif, Monospaced, San Serif, etc. I did get e-mails but I haven't seen it implemented. I have version I don't know if this is the bug report to which I posted my suggestion or not. Maybe I posted it to another bug report. It really isn't a bug but it would be a great update.
Comment 8 romain2boss 2020-03-20 14:00:41 UTC
Created attachment 158835 [details]
View of the inconsistency

Reproduced in Writer

This is what we are talking about: When a given style has a font effect (1) applied (like CAPS or SMALL CAPS or...), then preview in the dialog (2) and formating in the document (3) are good BUT preview in Style sidebar (4) is not consistent.

Expected: Preview in the Style sidebar consistent with font effect.
Comment 9 Timur 2022-07-15 13:09:30 UTC
*** Bug 149945 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***