As the mouse cursor hovers over the UI for the formula editor (not checked for other UIs) the images flicker. The flickering is stronger further down the interface (no flickering for first item), looking like an overzealous redraw. It seems to clearing the GUI and begin writing the new draw to the screen before the whole GUI is rendered.
Win 7 Pro 64-bit, Version: 188.8.131.52 (x64)
Build ID: 37b43f919e4de5eeaca9b9755ed688758a8251fe
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI)
Build ID: 25de5cfa43b2b1cb7d7214470acc7719839e13fe
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-merge-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-10-01_08:49:54
Locale: en-US (fi_FI)
The description done by K. McDonough is what I have on my computer.
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in LO 5.4 beta1 flickering became even stronger!
Video: intel HD4000 on Windows 7
ID build: 8672113ead4e403c55e31b1d9a3d1e0f3b299577
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default;
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); Calc: group
DeviceString: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
The flickering was already there when this feature was added in 4.1, so adding implementationError keyword.
The commit where the flickering became worse is:
author Khaled Hosny <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2017-03-03 03:15:14 (GMT)
committer Khaled Hosny <email@example.com> 2017-03-03 13:22:53 (GMT)
"tdf#103831, tdf#100986: Force using GDI when needed"
This commmit brought forth other bugs as well (but it's not directly responsible for those), see bug 107166 or bug 108236.
(In reply to Aron Budea from comment #5)
> The flickering was already there when this feature was added in 4.1, so
> adding implementationError keyword.
The bibisect results aren't correct. The problem is older: see comment 1
Hoovering over the Formula dialog will flicker. Not always in the same extend, but it will eventually (depending on LibO version)
Also: still a repro with:
Build ID: b087e451527f2e497ccab83b63b4f10099bfb8b8
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 6.3; UI render: default;
TinderBox: Win-x86@42, Branch:master, Time: 2017-10-03_23:43:39
Locale: nl-NL (nl_NL); Calc: CL
I can reproduce it also on Linux.
I did a bibisect:
# only skipped commits left to test
# possible first bad commit: [18afb8632caa524fbc70ed5ce3808e23e5dad16f] source-hash-d05a64df34fd143670cb939b72abfb32d6b714c7
# possible first bad commit: [891b689ba95b9e53609194ee2a1a2d3b8955843c] source-hash-01f406bc28f53acc5a2734af637aa8074a5d1813
author Tobias Madl <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2015-03-06 13:48:18 (GMT)
committer Tobias Madl <email@example.com> 2015-03-06 13:51:48 (GMT)
commit d05a64df34fd143670cb939b72abfb32d6b714c7 (patch)
parent 01f406bc28f53acc5a2734af637aa8074a5d1813 (diff)
Timer/Idle: adapted inherited funktions
author Tobias Madl <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2015-03-06 10:39:49 (GMT)
committer Tobias Madl <email@example.com> 2015-03-06 12:27:12 (GMT)
commit 01f406bc28f53acc5a2734af637aa8074a5d1813 (patch)
parent b6bb2e9315c9bc3338eaf066df40a969eb4774aa (diff)
adapted comments and variable names
Created attachment 136775 [details]
You might be interested in this one. It has a timer/scheduler aspect; not sure if it's the root cause, though.
(In reply to Telesto from comment #6)
> (In reply to Aron Budea from comment #5)
> > The flickering was already there when this feature was added in 4.1, so
> > adding implementationError keyword.
> The bibisect results aren't correct. The problem is older: see comment 1
> Hoovering over the Formula dialog will flicker. Not always in the same
> extend, but it will eventually (depending on LibO version)
I pointed to 4.1 as the oldest version, see the exact sentence you quoted. I only checked on Windows, but the flickering is clearly there in 184.108.40.206.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 65584 ***