Bug 99798 - TABLE: "Allow row to break across pages and columns" not always working if vertical text is present
Summary: TABLE: "Allow row to break across pages and columns" not always working if ve...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Writer-Tables Vertical-Text
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Reported: 2016-05-12 13:59 UTC by Edgar Grill
Modified: 2023-09-13 03:22 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Example document (10.56 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2016-05-12 13:59 UTC, Edgar Grill

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Description Edgar Grill 2016-05-12 13:59:06 UTC
Created attachment 125005 [details]
Example document

If vertically oriented text is present in the first cell of a 2 (cols) x 1 (rows) table, and a long text (arguably longer than the page) is pasted into the adjacent cell (horizontally aligned), the table will not split in the next page regardless the value of "Allow row to break across pages and columns", and the remainder of the pasted text is hidden.

Setting back and forth "Allow row to break across pages and columns" will have no effect.

Setting back and forth the alignment of the first cell, adding and removing a paragraph break will do the job by splitting the table across pages.

Steps to reproduce:

1. Make a 1x1 table via the toolbar button
2. Write some text in the first cell and make it vertical (via the "text alignment" parameter in the table properties)
3. Paste a long text in the second cell, whatever the text (20 paragraphs of "lorem ipsum", numbers from 1 to 100..) but for sure longer than the page with the actual top/bottom margins (i.e. 2cm) and font and size settings (i.e. "Liberation mono 10").

If an autostyle NOT containing vertically aligned text is applied, the problem will disappear; but the problem re-appears if after that the vertical alignment is restored.
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-05-14 19:38:45 UTC
Repro from scratch.

Arch Linux 64-bit, KDE Plasma 5
Build ID: 1dbdc947fcc9d843764731e6dae7ce60082576e0
CPU Threads: 8; OS Version: Linux 4.5; UI Render: default; 
Locale: fi-FI (fi_FI.UTF-8)
Built on May 14th 2016
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2017-05-22 13:41:14 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Roman Kuznetsov 2019-02-01 20:53:48 UTC
still repro in

Build ID: 1:6.1.4-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.18; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3_kde5; 
Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU.UTF-8); Calc: group threaded
Comment 4 QA Administrators 2023-09-13 03:17:26 UTC
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