Second bug indicating that LO 4xy formatting is very broken.
Custom styles cannot be renamed.
Steps to reproduce:
Open impress, create new document
Add a shape (e.g. rectangle) to page
Open styles menu (hit F11)
Click in styles menu "new style from selection"
Name it "watchamacallit"
Change the style settings (e.g. other background i.e. area color)
Save the document, close impress, re-open document - everything fine so far
Hit F11 again, select custom style "watchamacallit", right click and select edit
Go to "organizer" tab and change name to "nowwithaname"
Save, close impress and re-open the document
Custom style is called "watchamacallit" again, "nowwithaname" disappeared
So once created styles will reside with given name forever in the document. Expected behavior would be that changes to style names persist.
I reproduce the problem with LibreOffice 126.96.36.199.0+ under Ubuntu 13.10 x86-64
The bug seems specific to Impress, indeed I do not have it with Writer.
Best regards. JBF
Bug still exists in LO 4.2.0 Beta 1 Linux x64
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Still reproducible with LibreOffice 188.8.131.52.alpha1+ built at home under Ubuntu 14.10 x86-64
Best regards. JBF
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 38225 ***