Bug 62240 - wrong control forms sequence
Summary: wrong control forms sequence
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) All
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Form-Controls
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Reported: 2013-03-12 15:50 UTC by Maxime de Roucy
Modified: 2020-12-26 03:48 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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simple document that shows the problem (10.57 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2013-03-12 15:50 UTC, Maxime de Roucy

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Description Maxime de Roucy 2013-03-12 15:50:07 UTC
Created attachment 76408 [details]
simple document that shows the problem

Tested on Windows (XP, and Linux (archlinux 64,

Steps to reproduce (in) : 
1 :
* Open the document simple_test.odt
* open writer
* View → Toolbars → Form Controls
* insert two check box in the page and another in a second page
* put the cursor in the top of the first page (you must not see the 3 check box on your screen) and save.
* open the document

2 : check the first check box
3 : push tab → the focus goes on the second check box, it's the normal behaviour
4 : push tab → the focus goes on the first check box, it's a bug. The focus should go on the third check box.

To get round of this bug you can unzoom to see the whole document, and re-zoom to normal.
Then the tab key behave as it should.

It seams LO have to render the form control to include it in the "forms sequence".

I hope it's clear.
Comment 1 sophie 2013-03-12 19:47:01 UTC
Hi, I'm able to reproduce using your sample document with LO version Version (Build ID: 84102822e3d61eb989ddd325abf1ac077904985) under Debian.

Creating a new document, I've not been able to reproduce, the behavior of the tab cursor is the one attended, the focus jump to the 3rd check box on the second page without the need of zooming in.
Maxime, if you're going to fix this bug, could you assign it to you? Regards - Sophie
Comment 2 Maxime de Roucy 2013-03-13 14:28:34 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Maxime, if you're going to fix this bug, could you assign it to you? Regards

I will not fix this bug… not for now.
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-04-19 03:22:46 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 Gordo 2015-04-24 14:35:45 UTC
Still reproducible.

The first two controls are anchored to the page.  If you save the third control as anchored to paragraph then the focus works as it should.  On opening after the save, the third control flashes at the top of the page.

Windows Vista 64
Build ID: c4c7d32d0d49397cad38d62472b0bc8acff48dd6
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 09:33:13 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Roman Kuznetsov 2018-12-26 14:21:13 UTC
still repro in

Build ID: 0412ee99e862f384c1106d0841a950c4cfaa9df1
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); UI-Language: en-US
Calc: threaded
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2020-12-26 03:48:54 UTC
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