Created attachment 86852 [details]
wrong text width in two identical lines which are part of one long line
Problem description: cursor position is wrong for long lines in LibreOffice Impress 4.1.2 on Mac OS X Mtn. Lion
Steps to reproduce:
1. Create empty Presentation in Impress.
2. Change Layout to "Title, Content".
3. In the "Content" frame start typing a long sentence until the line gets broken and continue typing. Preferably, you should type the same thing as before so you see two lines (one above the other) with the exact same text.
4. The cursor position and text width in the line above is wrong.
5. The displayed fonts are narrower than the selection made by text cursor.
6. Selecting text in the first line does not correspond to the letters.
It is the worst at the end of the first line. Text cursor is in the middle
Expected behavior: text cursor should be on either side of a letter. Selection
should not cut letters in half.
1. Go to the end of the first line where the line is broken.
2. Insert manual line break (Shift+Enter).
3. If both lines contain the same text, they should be equal size now
I have this bug even if:
1. I change the sans serif font (Arial, Cambria, Candara, Corbel, Helvetica, ...)
2. I change to mono-space font (Andale Mono, Courier, Anonymous Pro, ...)
3. I wipe my configuration files from ~/Library
4. Change LO from 4.0 to 4.1.2 and any version in between
The bug even occurs in LO Formula editor: as you type in the formula text in
the bottom input text area, the fixed-width fonts get wrong width for long lines. Inserting manual page break (Shift-Enter) fixes the problem.
I don't have any fonts (Libertine, Source Pro, ...) installed by LO
(I didn't remove any fonts after LO installation).
The only fonts I use are from Apple or Microsoft or it's Anonymous Pro.
There is a related bug (# 69879):
This appears to be a problem with only OpenType fonts, I switched to a TrueType font and no longer experience this problem. Can someone confirm?
(In reply to comment #1)
> This appears to be a problem with only OpenType fonts, I switched to a
> TrueType font and no longer experience this problem. Can someone confirm?
I just tested it again with LibreOffice Impress 4.2 on Mac OS X Mtn. Lion.
The problem is for both TTF (Constantia, Helvetica, DejaVu Sans) and OTF (Apple Gothic Neo, ...) fonts.
The other suites must be using something different. Apache OOo 4.1 Beta puts the cursor in the right place. And so does Neo Office 3.3 which also shows many more variants for a single font (Helvetica Light, Bold, UltraLight, ...). It seems to me that it is unique to LO-specific code. But I don't have experience with the code base.
OTF fonts are still a problem for me on 184.108.40.206, Mac OS X 10.9
I can reproduce this with 220.127.116.11 on mac os x mountain lion with font "Arial"
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This is fixed in 4.4 (I'm using 18.104.22.168 right now on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta 3 but 10.10 Yosemite worked just as well)