Bug 84025 - EDITING: strange highlight of text while writing in tables
Summary: EDITING: strange highlight of text while writing in tables
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Impress (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.3.4 release
Hardware: Other All
: low minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Blocks: ImpressDraw-Tables
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Reported: 2014-09-18 02:56 UTC by Marco polo
Modified: 2019-12-03 14:21 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Crash report or crash signature:

short video of the bug (1.33 MB, video/mp4)
2014-09-18 02:56 UTC, Marco polo
Example file that has the bug (28.46 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.presentation)
2014-10-04 13:50 UTC, Marco polo

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Description Marco polo 2014-09-18 02:56:01 UTC
Created attachment 106472 [details]
short video of the bug

Problem description: 
Every time I write inside a table a strange highlight stripe appears over the text, it does not have a regular behavior, It appears and disappears with a non-sense behavior. 

Steps to reproduce:
1. create a table
2. write on it 
3. ....

Current behavior: hightlight text appears

Expected behavior: Not to have any highlight

Operating System: Ubuntu
Version: release
Comment 1 Owen Genat (retired) 2014-09-28 07:59:21 UTC
(In reply to comment #0)
> 1. create a table

Please indicate in greater detail /how/ the table is created in the presentation. Insert > Table? Pasting in a table from Writer or a selection of cells from Calc? There are numerous ways to create a table in Impress. If a sample document with a table already included could be provided that would help. Status set to NEEDINFO. Please set back to UNCONFIRMED once the request information is provided. Thanks.
Comment 2 Marco polo 2014-10-04 13:50:48 UTC
Created attachment 107324 [details]
Example file that has the bug
Comment 3 Owen Genat (retired) 2014-10-05 03:02:44 UTC
Thanks for providing the example ODP. Tested under GNU/Linux using:

v3.3.4.1 OOO330m19 Build: 401
v3.4.6.2 OOO340m1 Build: 602
v3.5.7.2 Build ID: 3215f89-f603614-ab984f2-7348103-1225a5b
v3.6.7.2 Build ID: e183d5b
v4.0.6.2 Build ID: 2e2573268451a50806fcd60ae2d9fe01dd0ce24
v4.1.6.2 Build ID: 40ff705089295be5be0aae9b15123f687c05b0a
v4.2.6.3 Build ID: 3fd416d4c6db7d3204c17ce57a1d70f6e531ee21
v4.3.2.2 Build ID: edfb5295ba211bd31ad47d0bad0118690f76407d
v4.4.0.0.alpha0+ Build ID: 65277f994ae25d930c15aebba0ed19f8de0abba1 TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2014-09-29_19:47:20

In all cases the behaviour as described and shown in the video is observed. It may relate to the table design, because applying a table design causes the flickering paragraph highlight behaviour to cease. Status set to NEW. Version set to 3.3.4.
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2015-10-14 19:57:34 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2016-01-29 16:44:01 UTC
Repro weird hilite.

Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version:
Build ID: 259c1ed201f4277d74dfd600fed8c837cbf56abc
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default; 
TinderBox: Win-x86@39, Branch:master, Time: 2016-01-27_00:45:12
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Comment 6 QA Administrators 2017-03-06 14:35:07 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2019-12-03 14:21:15 UTC
Dear Marco polo,

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