Created attachment 117000 [details]
ODT_file - font TNR
The problem is text in windows and ubuntu Writer looks and prints different (ubuntu - 1 page, windows - 2 pages). It's very annoying when you work with other people on the same document!
(windows XP 32bit, ubuntu 14.04 64bit)
I have a comparison screenshot, but don't know how to attach 2 files.
Created attachment 117002 [details]
Severity doesn't seem to be major, though: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/images/0/06/Prioritizing_Bugs_Flowchart.jpg
Win 7 Pro 64-bit, Version: 184.108.40.206
Build ID: 2c39ebcf046445232b798108aa8a7e7d89552ea8
Version: 220.127.116.11.alpha1+ (x64)
Build ID: 3a6ec53eeeec71312f5ea890689f9c2ee79c2aac
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@62-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-07-01_02:24:40
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit
Build ID: 40m0(Build:3)
Build ID: 3ecef8cedb215e49237a11607197edc91639bfcd
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF-dbg, Branch:master, Time: 2015-06-20_00:06:19
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8)
Writer 4.4.5 - the bug is still there.
I think importance of that bug is HIGH or even HIGHEST because documents are not the same. And when the bug will be fixed linux (or windows) users will find out that their documents are changed.
OK, I've found that writer 18.104.22.168 on linux was the latest without the bug. From 22.214.171.124 something in linux version is broken.
Writer 5.0.1 - the bug is still there.
Instead of emotions, you are required to give exact steps to reproduce a problem.
Where was the original document created, Win/Lin, and with which LO version?
When you say Writer 126.96.36.199 was fine, is it for filesave/creating a file or fileopen/opening a windows created file?
The exact steps are in Description and Comment1. Try to open attached file in windows and Linux. Look at the screenshot in comment1.
I don't know where that document was created (it's just the first pages of a big document). I downloaded the whole document from some web site long long time ago.
We don't create new files, we modify that old document and then save as a copy.
From 188.8.131.52 such documents opened in Linux LO are looking and printing different from windows version and different from previous Linux LO versions.
Writer 184.108.40.206 - the bug is still there.
Now Ubuntu shows 2 pages. WFM.
Build ID: 1:5.1.2-0ubuntu1
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Linux 4.4; UI Render: default;
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8)
Writer 220.127.116.11 (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) - the bug is still there.
I also tried writer 18.104.22.168 on Windows Vista 32bit. The result is absolutely the same difference between linux and windows versions as shown in comment1 (screenshot).
So bug is NOT resolved.
(In reply to mozello from comment #9)
> Writer 22.214.171.124 (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) - the bug is still there.
> I also tried writer 126.96.36.199 on Windows Vista 32bit. The result is absolutely
> the same difference between linux and windows versions as shown in comment1
> So bug is NOT resolved.
Sorry, you are right.. I forgot to check the screenshot.
I am seeing the same result already in LibO 3.3 on Linux. Note: be sure to install Times New Roman on Linux.
Still happening with master as well.
Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: a564821eb9e991774195120e6965b2a8b1419dc5
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.8; UI Render: default; VCL: kde4;
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8); Calc: group
Built on December 9th 2016
Arch Linux 64-bit
(In reply to Buovjaga from comment #11)
> I am seeing the same result already in LibO 3.3 on Linux. Note: be sure to
> install Times New Roman on Linux.
But in writer 188.8.131.52 on linux there was no such bug as far as I remember.
Almost 2 years... :(
(In reply to mozello from comment #12)
> (In reply to Buovjaga from comment #11)
> > I am seeing the same result already in LibO 3.3 on Linux. Note: be sure to
> > install Times New Roman on Linux.
> But in writer 184.108.40.206 on linux there was no such bug as far as I remember.
> Almost 2 years... :(
Why try to remember when you can try it: https://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/220.127.116.11/
I tested with 4.3.7 and Lin looks like Win (which would be correct), while with 18.104.22.168 it's like now (not correct).
I'll ask for bibisect. If confirmed, "regression" should be added.
Text is Times New Roman but installation doesn't seem to affect how it looks. BTW currently ttf-mscorefonts-installer doesn't install fonts: https://sourceforge.net/p/corefonts/bugs/34/
(In reply to Timur from comment #14)
> I tested with 4.3.7 and Lin looks like Win (which would be correct), while
> with 22.214.171.124 it's like now (not correct).
> I'll ask for bibisect. If confirmed, "regression" should be added.
Ok, I guess my result from 3.3 is irrelevant: changing version back to earliest, was 126.96.36.199, now our version field has it hidden, so "188.8.131.52".
Adding keyword regression - there is no need to wait for bibisect results as you confirmed it.
Regression introduced by:
author Chris Sherlock <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2014-12-23 13:31:45 (GMT)
committer Chris Sherlock <email@example.com> 2014-12-23 13:36:07 (GMT)
commit 6acf1c7ab7b514a8713ed66b74efbee1a75f029a (patch)
parent c18468bbef6f701520116485fa20a790a2c837e9 (diff)
vcl: fdo#87510 regression in GetFontMetric
Unfortunately when I refactored the code some time ago in commit 588bb542bebd
I forgot to remove the original assignment to mnExtLeading. This fixes this issue.
Adding Cc: to Chris Sherlock
Bug 87510 fixed "line spacing wrong" for attachment 111059 [details] that was marked regression in 4.3 so fixed from 4.4. What I conclude it's OK in Linux only.
In Windows I always have the same result with that file, what's marked "wrong", ever since OO.
So maybe we - or I - were wrong in this bug. It depends on what is "correct" in Lin-Win mismatch.
If we take Bug 87510 as a reference, than this bug is not a regression since 4.4 in Linux (because that's only a change from bug 87510), but inherited mismatch from OO in Windows.
Wait, wasn't the calculation of line spacing supposed be the same now cross platform with Khaled's fixes for line spacing for bug 55469?
If there are different between Linux & Windows builds, is it because the font metrics are different. The test documents, attachment 111059 [details] from bug 87510, and attachment 117000 [details] from here, use Arial and Times New Roman respectively.
On Linux those are going to come from MS TrueType Core fonts, packaged as msttcore-fonts or mscorefonts depending on distro. Do the font metrics from mscorefonts actually match the MS fonts distributed with Windows?
If they match, do we need to actually calculate a line height (ascent + descent + internal leading) per font instance and use that?
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Tried open that old file in LO 184.108.40.206 (windows 7 32bit vs Kubuntu 18.04 appimage). Nothing changed! The bug is still there.
If you change font from Times New Roman to Liberation Sans it is still different in Windows and Linux.
Created attachment 146407 [details]
ODT file - font Liberation
Repro 6.2+. Confirmed that it is also different with Liberation Sans.