In Writer, the character section of the properties tab has increase and decrease buttons in it underneath the font size drop down, but this is missing in calc.
Build ID: d59b9b4af36148e4d8df8f3e3492116d378642e2
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86@45-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-06_00:36:43
Buttons missing in 188.8.131.52.alpha2+
Maxim Monastirsky committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":
tdf#86179 inc/dec font is missing in some shells
It will be available in 5.1.0.
The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.