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Bug 89062 - Start center and menu bar still accessible when document loading bar running
Summary: Start center and menu bar still accessible when document loading bar running
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Start-Center
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Reported: 2015-02-02 21:09 UTC by Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired)
Modified: 2018-12-19 03:51 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2015-02-02 21:09:13 UTC
When you open a large document (e.g. attachment 100922 [details]) from the start center, the progress bar will be active at the bottom and the start center thumbnails and buttons will still be clickable (e.g. i can click the 'Open File' button) and the menu bar will still be clickable as well.

Build ID: d1c9bd13ec7af93f5368dfda6d6d3c955f0b0816
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86@45-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2015-01-28_00:25:56
Comment 1 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2015-02-03 14:20:02 UTC
UX-advise, so
Status -> NEW
Comment 2 tommy27 2015-11-01 10:11:25 UTC
I'm not reproducing this under Win8.1 x64 using LibO
but I'm able to reproduce it using LibO

while the file is loading you cannot click any element of the start center UI

Comment 3 Yousuf Philips (jay) (retired) 2015-11-01 14:17:53 UTC
Yes it isnt as bad now as it was, but if you open the attachment 100922 [details] and while the loading bar is working click on the 'Open File' or 'Writer Document' button, those will be executed before the ods is opened.

Build ID: 048bc383f1d2c15f690364d0001045cdf7090f6f
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@70-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2015-10-28_00:39:39
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8)
Comment 4 tommy27 2015-11-01 17:56:57 UTC
you are right.
it seems you cannot click them but the click stays in memory and is executed just before the .ods loads.

so improved but not yet fixed
Comment 5 Robinson Tryon (qubit) 2016-08-25 05:39:11 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 6 Heiko Tietze 2017-12-18 09:56:41 UTC
Possible solutions: disable access to controls in the start center while loading, make this particular loading modal (e.g. feedback to the loading in an extra dialog - awkward for small files), show the target module immediately (ideally with first data). I would prefer the latter.
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2018-12-19 03:51:14 UTC
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