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Bug 87272 - Image in the footer jumps to the header
Summary: Image in the footer jumps to the header
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
Inherited From OOo
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Writer-Header-Footer Writer-Images
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Reported: 2014-12-12 21:07 UTC by Octavio Alvarez
Modified: 2018-10-24 02:57 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Octavio Alvarez 2014-12-12 21:07:34 UTC
Steps to reproduce:

1. Use GIMP or another bitmap editor to create a 2000 x 400 image. Contents of the image are unimportant, but try a color other than white so you can see it in the document.
2. Export the file as a PNG file, name it whatever you want.
3. Create a new Writer document.
4. Insert » Header » Default style
5. Insert » Footer » Default style
6. Scroll to the footer and double-click on it. You should be editing the footer now.
7. Insert the file using Insert » Image » From file... » Choose your image. The image should be inserted now and selected with its 8 green corners showing.
8. Take the upper-right corner and do a horizontal drag to the right, exceeding the page limits (the UI will limit you to the page).

Expected behavior:

The image should be enlarged accordingly.

Current behavior:

The image is enlarged but is moved to the header.

LibreOffice on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS installed from the LibreOffice PPA. Using Xfce.
Comment 1 anthonyds12 2014-12-13 13:05:42 UTC
I can confirm this bug.
I've recreated it with LibreOffice version on OS X 10.10.1.
I'm changing the status to NEW.
Comment 2 Cor Nouws 2014-12-21 20:19:10 UTC
Hi all,

Does anyone know if this worked in a previous version?
Comment 3 Octavio Alvarez 2015-02-25 06:03:24 UTC
Apparently nobody knows if this worked in a previous version. I'm changing this back to NEW.
Comment 4 tommy27 2016-04-16 07:24:44 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 5 Octavio Alvarez 2016-04-19 23:12:03 UTC
Still present in LibreOffice Tested under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Comment 6 Cor Nouws 2016-05-09 08:34:53 UTC
same in 3.4.0
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-05-22 13:39:25 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Cor Nouws 2017-08-14 06:34:02 UTC
still a problem in Version:
Build ID: 368b583b992f2e9cad46c2362c9529a07c36d7a9
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.10; UI render: default; VCL: gtk2; 
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@70-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2017-08-10_02:55:46
Locale: nl-NL (nl_NL.UTF-8); Calc: group
Comment 9 QA Administrators 2018-10-24 02:57:37 UTC
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