Bug 82082 - Autocorrection error with French punctuation
Summary: Autocorrection error with French punctuation
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Linguistic (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-08-03 08:22 UTC by skywatcheuse
Modified: 2015-05-06 14:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description skywatcheuse 2014-08-03 08:22:24 UTC
Problem description:
I use the French punctuation, with non-breaking spaces before double punctuation marks. Whenever I type a closing quotation mark, a non-breaking space is inserted before, as it should. But whenever the quotation mark is followed by a space, a line break or a punctuation mark (i.e. every time), a second non-breaking space is added before the quotation mark.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Use a French configuration and type a quotation mark just after a word. You should see a non-breaking space before the quotation mark.
2. Then type "Space" or "Enter" or any punctuation mark. A second non-breaking space should appear before the quotation mark.
3. You can put the cursor just after the quotation mark and repeat #2. A third non-breaking space will appear, and so on.

Expected behavior:
Well, one single non-breaking space is enough.

(Note: I use Kubuntu 14.04.)
Operating System: Ubuntu
Version: release
Comment 1 sophie 2014-08-04 14:05:29 UTC
Hi, I can not reproduce your issue, no breaking spaces added after. Are you using this type: « word » of quotation marks? Have you installed Grammalecte? and if yes, what is the version number? Thanks. If you reply, please use this link to do so https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=82082. Sophie
Comment 2 tommy27 2014-08-18 10:09:16 UTC
Please answer questions Then revert status to unconfirmed
Comment 3 QA Administrators 2015-04-01 14:46:51 UTC
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Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-05-06 14:21:06 UTC
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