Apache OpenOffice (AOO) Bugzilla – Full Text Issue Listing
|Summary:||Number range name - space invalid character - Caption category UI allows space - Space required by Catalan translation|
|Component:||ui||Assignee:||AOO issues mailing list <issues>|
|Status:||CONFIRMED ---||QA Contact:|
|Priority:||P3||CC:||issues, jesus, joan, jordis.lists, mseidel|
|Issue Type:||DEFECT||Latest Confirmation in:||---|
Description pokoli_srk 2010-08-22 18:59:40 UTC
When you try to numerate the Images inserted on a document, it assigns to it the variable name "Il·lustracio" (logic, because this is the catalan traduction of image) but then it cuts the name in the 3rd caracter (·) and doesn't show any value. I think that changing this value on this language can solve the problem. I don't know if this problem exists in other language packs. I'm using Ubuntu linux, maybe this problem is especific os my distribution. I don't know. Regards, pokoli.
Comment 1 jordis 2010-08-22 22:45:26 UTC
Hi I tested in Windows XP, Ooo Writer 3.2.1. The behaviour is similar but not exact: The caption is not cut at the character "·", but all the word "Il·lustració" is shown. However, there is no value after the word. So I guess the original bug reporter sees: Il· <novalue>: And what I see is: Il·lustració <novalue>: Either way, it's a bug. I think the problem might be that in Caption dialog, the Category field does not support typing an "·" character.
Comment 2 jesus 2010-08-25 20:37:51 UTC
Add me to CC.
Comment 3 rene 2010-09-01 16:46:24 UTC
reassigning to ui; not sure whether it's actually the right component, but it's better than in ca ;) Reassign as appropriate...
Comment 4 eric.savary 2010-09-02 17:41:04 UTC
@OS: the problem: 1. Number range don't allow variable names containing a spaces 2. The UI allows spaces to be set in "Tools - Options - OOo-dev Writer - AutoCaption - <object name> - Category" -> we could forbid this but... 3. The standard category name for "Illustration" in Catalan is "Il·lustracio" which leads to make this function useless. Please have a look.
Comment 5 jordis 2010-09-02 22:16:43 UTC
Please note that the problematic character is *not* a space, but a middle dot. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpunct#Catalan
Comment 6 jmontane 2014-01-26 11:12:02 UTC
Just for info, Following Unicode UAX #31, "·" (U+00B7) is denoted as a candidate char for tailoring http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr31/#Specific_Character_Adjustments this bug was fixed in LibreOffice see https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=61754