Issue 109618 - pasting text with nonbreaking hyphen into small frame will cause loop
Summary: pasting text with nonbreaking hyphen into small frame will cause loop
Alias: None
Product: Writer
Classification: Application
Component: editing (show other issues)
Version: OOo 3.2
Hardware: PC All
: P3 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-02-26 02:49 UTC by Joe Smith
Modified: 2017-05-20 10:45 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Issue Type: DEFECT
Latest Confirmation in: ---
Developer Difficulty: ---

Sample document showing problem (9.70 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2010-02-26 02:50 UTC, Joe Smith
no flags Details

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this issue.
Description Joe Smith 2010-02-26 02:49:32 UTC
Open the attached sample document and follow the instructions included there
(paste five characters from a formatted paragraph into a text frame).

Writer will freeze/crash using 100% cpu.

The problem seems to have something to do with the frame being too small for the
text because making the frame wider before pasting will prevent the crash, as
will changing the “indent after text” to zero before copying.
Comment 1 Joe Smith 2010-02-26 02:50:15 UTC
Created attachment 68030 [details]
Sample document showing problem
Comment 2 michael.ruess 2010-02-26 08:47:17 UTC
MRU->OD: open attached document, select "11-23" (there's a non breaking hyphen
in between) and copy/paste into frame -> loop.
It looks, that the "indent after text", which will be copied, makes Writer to be
Comment 3 Joe Smith 2013-09-13 15:32:22 UTC
Tested again with AOO 4.0 on Fedora Linux 17: same result, crash with 100% cpu.
Comment 4 Joe Smith 2014-04-17 23:52:54 UTC
Crash still occurs in AOO 4.1 beta (Fedora Linux)
Comment 5 Marcus 2017-05-20 10:45:21 UTC
Reset the assignee to the default "".