Created attachment 101475 [details]
manifestation of the bug
I'm working on a document with changes tracked. I have just deleted the comments in my document, triggering (for some reason) a repagination which reduced the number of pages. My Writer viewport included (parts of) 4 pages. Now, the area where the 4th and last page in the document used to be was not repainted as non-page background. The screenshot you'll see is after a partial repaint due to me having placed another window or dialog box over that area. Resizing the window also triggers a repaint.
Yes libreoffice is known to have some repainting issues here and there. I attempted to reproduce this issue, but couldnt get libreoffice to run a repagination while i edited a document. Do you have any pointers on how i can make this happen.
Well, this (might) work:
- Create a document of more than 4 pages, say.
- Track changes
- Start adding changes so that with the changes, the number of pages is even, and without them, it is one page less.
- Have the last 4 pages showing in the viewport (2 of the partially) - and none of the 2 pages before those 4.
- Open the Changes dialog
- Accept All
That's about what did it for me.
Created attachment 101637 [details]
sample document created
I created this sample file but still wasnt able to achieve the issue after accepting the changes.
Ummm, I meant to say rejecting the changes, so that the number of pages decreases by one. Sorry.
Hmm, but I can't really get it to work. What I was working on had many interspersed changes but 2 authors, as well as comments, including comments marked deleted. Probably the repaint had something to do with the comments disappearing.
If you are able to send in a sample document where we can easily see this behaviour, then that would be great, else it is a simple repaint glitch that can easily be remedied with alt+tab twice.
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Unfortunately, I don't currently have the time to try and construct an appropriate document to reproduce this issue; or it may have been transient.
(In reply to Eyal Rozenberg from comment #8)
> Unfortunately, I don't currently have the time to try and construct an
> appropriate document to reproduce this issue; or it may have been transient.
We have to keep this in NEEDINFO then unfortunately. You can set it to RESOLVED WORKSFORME, if you finally find that you cannot reproduce it anymore.
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