Created attachment 121528 [details]
Steps to reproduce:
1) In libreoffice writer write some normal text and then add a text box using the AI icon button (see screenshot)
2) Change any of the Default style element (e.g. font red)
3) Changes are applied only to the "normal" paragraph, but not on the content of text box.
As the "Default style" acts as master, the content of the box should apply the new style definition as well.
Created attachment 121529 [details]
Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version: 188.8.131.52.alpha0+
Build ID: a4764cfa80270f973da5861d0ddc28298bf16f4d
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default;
TinderBox: Win-x86@62-merge-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2015-12-24_22:45:12
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Build ID: 06cfd5a962f9d8d9462fc270f1b1f730c90bddfe
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*** Bug 112055 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
For the record. Quote from bug 112055 comment 4;
Currently the elements inside the text box are not able to use custom styles (those from styles.xml). That is a limitation of LibreOffice and not covered by file format.
Currently the <span> elements in the paragraphs inside the text box can use the same automatic styles as the <span> elements in the original text. LibreOffice uses it already, but not in all cases. That can be improved, but the current solution is not really an error.
The real problem is, that the paragraph styles are not handled correctly. The original text uses paragraph style "Standard", which is "Default style" in the UI. Because of the lacking feature of using custom styles from styles.xml, currently special automatic paragraph styles are generated in custom.xml. But that is wrongly done. It would be sufficient, if these special styles would get a style:parent-style-name="Standard" and nothing else. And in case the original text uses already an automatic paragraph style, the same automatic style can be used directly in the text-box.
That is about file format. Changes in the internal model might be more difficult.