When I click Help within Writer, it opens Firefox on a Help page which cannot be used because there are no links.
Provide a screenshot or at least a link to the page you ended up at.
Created attachment 105894 [details]
Screenshot of Help page with no Help/Feedback link
I expected a hyperlink to Help but the expected location is inactive.
Bruce, did you install built-in help?
The download link is "Help for offline use" : http://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-still/
Thanks for your advice about the Offline Help.
So we can close this report. Please reopen & mark UNCONFIRMED if problem persists after installing offline help.
The described problem is about online help: https://help.libreoffice.org/Main_Page
Please, could you explain, what does not work?
Set status to NEEDINFO. Please set it back to UNCONFIRMED once you have provided requested informations. Thank you for your understanding.
Best regards. JBF
Dear Bug Submitter,
This bug has been in NEEDINFO status with no change for at least
6 months. Please provide the requested information as soon as
possible and mark the bug as UNCONFIRMED. Due to regular bug
tracker maintenance, if the bug is still in NEEDINFO status with
no change in 30 days the QA team will close the bug as INVALID
due to lack of needed information.
For more information about our NEEDINFO policy please read the
wiki located here:
If you have already provided the requested information, please
mark the bug as UNCONFIRMED so that the QA team knows that the
bug is ready to be confirmed.
Thank you for helping us make LibreOffice even better for everyone!
The issue is that the menu Help > LibreOffice Help does not start the help page of the current module (Writer, Calc, etc.) but the help on the help. It is inconsistent with the shortcut key F1 behavior which opens the help for the current module.
This problem is the same for the local built-i help and the web based help system. In the web based help system, you do not have a path to find the main help page (https://help.libreoffice.org/Main_Page).
Summary adapted and status set to NEW.
Best regards. JBF
** Please read this message in its entirety before responding **
To make sure we're focusing on the bugs that affect our users today, LibreOffice QA is asking bug reporters and confirmers to retest open, confirmed bugs which have not been touched for over a year.
There have been thousands of bug fixes and commits since anyone checked on this bug report. During that time, it's possible that the bug has been fixed, or the details of the problem have changed. We'd really appreciate your help in getting confirmation that the bug is still present.
If you have time, please do the following:
Test to see if the bug is still present on a currently supported version of LibreOffice (5.0.5 or 5.1.2 https://www.libreoffice.org/download/
If the bug is present, please leave a comment that includes the version of LibreOffice and your operating system, and any changes you see in the bug behavior
If the bug is NOT present, please set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED-WORKSFORME and leave a short comment that includes your version of LibreOffice and Operating System
Please DO NOT
- Update the version field
- Reply via email (please reply directly on the bug tracker)
- Set the bug's Status field to RESOLVED - FIXED (this status has a particular meaning that is not appropriate in this case)
If you want to do more to help you can test to see if your issue is a REGRESSION. To do so:
1. Download and install oldest version of LibreOffice (usually 3.3 unless your bug pertains to a feature added after 3.3)
2. Test your bug
3. Leave a comment with your results.
4a. If the bug was present with 3.3 - set version to "inherited from OOo";
4b. If the bug was not present in 3.3 - add "regression" to keyword
Feel free to come ask questions or to say hello in our QA chat: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=libreoffice-qa
Thank you for your help!
-- The LibreOffice QA Team This NEW Message was generated on: 2016-04-16
Nothing changed in LO 126.96.36.199.0+ and master, both build at home under Ubuntu
Best regards. JBF
*** Bug 90644 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 78776 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Guess this ticket has been fixed, Olivier?
The issue is still valid, as described by JBF in comment#8 .
I'm closing this bug with WORKSFORME, after checking the master build and the online help.