Bug 80949 - Previous selection of "Bullets and Numbering" type lost if dialog opened again (Comment 8)
Summary: Previous selection of "Bullets and Numbering" type lost if dialog opened agai...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Bullets-Numbering-Dialog
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Reported: 2014-07-05 15:26 UTC by Hans Deragon
Modified: 2022-08-15 03:44 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Example of hard to see selection of "Bullets". (40.21 KB, image/png)
2014-07-05 15:30 UTC, Hans Deragon
Example of hard to see selection of "Numbering type". (43.35 KB, image/png)
2014-07-05 15:30 UTC, Hans Deragon
screen shot situation in 4412 (41.59 KB, image/png)
2015-03-02 08:32 UTC, Cor Nouws

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Description Hans Deragon 2014-07-05 15:26:44 UTC
Currently, in the "Bullets and Numbering" dialog box (Menu / Format / Bullets and Numbering), it is very hard to visualy see which of the options are selected in the "Bullets" and "Numbering type" tabs.

Suggested solution:  Thicker border around the selected item and/or background color change.
Comment 1 Hans Deragon 2014-07-05 15:30:19 UTC
Created attachment 102303 [details]
Example of hard to see selection of "Bullets".
Comment 2 Hans Deragon 2014-07-05 15:30:53 UTC
Created attachment 102304 [details]
Example of hard to see selection of "Numbering type".
Comment 3 Cor Nouws 2014-07-05 16:44:53 UTC
Thanks for the issue Hans. I agree that this may be improved. Set to New
Comment 4 Matthew Francis 2015-01-16 14:17:34 UTC
The selection borders look nice and thick to me (Ubuntu 14.04, lxde), and have done going back to at least LibreOffice 4.0. I don't see anything like what happens in the attached image.

Could you describe what distribution/desktop you're using and if there's anything special about how it's set up? Thanks

Setting -> NEEDINFO
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2015-01-16 14:55:52 UTC
Yeah, plain old Ubuntu displays the selection very clearly.
This certainly looks distro/DE specific.
If you reveal your setup, I can install it on a VM and test.

Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 7201fa0dddd7dd0352f69fd2b2b64efcb361ccad
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF-dbg, Branch:master, Time: 2015-01-11_23:28:55


Build ID: 430m0(Build:2)
Comment 6 Cor Nouws 2015-03-02 08:32:14 UTC
Created attachment 113812 [details]
screen shot situation in 4412

For me in on Ubuntu, the lines are vague as shown in the first attachments
(it even does not has the proper selection..)
Comment 7 Hans Deragon 2017-03-09 13:22:39 UTC
Problem still persists for LibreOffice on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus, running under Unity.  However, the theme is not the default as when I originally reported this bug report, but it is 'Arc' now,  Looks like the problem is not theme related.

Details of the build:

Build ID: 1:5.3.0~rc3-0ubuntu1~xenial1.1
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.4; UI Render: default; VCL: gtk2; Layout Engine: new; 
Locale: en-CA (en_CA.UTF-8); Calc: group
Comment 8 Timur 2018-11-22 15:21:06 UTC
From what I see in Windows, OO to LO 6.3+, this bug description wasn't correct. 
So I change the title to "Previous selection of "Bullets and Numbering" type lost if dialog opened again"

1. open Writer, type a few lines and select some
2.  open Format - Bullets and Numbering.. and on Bullets tab select some item (not the first), note the thick border 
3. OK to accept and close dialog
4. with the same selection, open again Format - Bullets and Numbering..

Expected: proper Bullets selection with thick border
Experienced: the first item looks selected with thin border

Note: similar issue with Numbering.
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2019-11-23 03:44:13 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 10 Thomas Lendo QA 2020-08-14 23:39:31 UTC
Still repro with
CPU threads: 2; OS: Linux 5.4; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3
Locale: de-AT (de_AT.UTF-8); UI: en-US
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@86-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2020-08-05_04:03:50
Calc: CL
Comment 11 QA Administrators 2022-08-15 03:44:56 UTC
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