Issue 95158 - Color of Filled Area (including Notes) resettet upon Config
Summary: Color of Filled Area (including Notes) resettet upon Config
Alias: None
Product: Draw
Classification: Application
Component: formatting (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.4.1
Hardware: All All
: P4 Trivial (vote)
Target Milestone: AOO Later
Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
QA Contact:
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-10-19 18:27 UTC by mbayer
Modified: 2017-05-20 11:33 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Issue Type: DEFECT
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Developer Difficulty: ---

screencast for issue (635.13 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-12-19 15:21 UTC, mbayer
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Description mbayer 2008-10-19 18:27:47 UTC
1. Open a new spreadsheet: File -> New -> Spreadsheet
2. Insert a note: Insert -> Note (type in some text)
3. Visualize the note: context menu -> Show Note
4. In the context menu of the note choose Area
5. On the Tab Area choose a colour (or leave it on the yellowish default colour)
6. Click on the Shadow tab
7. Switch back to the Area tab

Expected behaviour: Colour chosen in step #5 is still selected.
Observed behaviour: Always "Black" (1st entry in the list) is selected.

Note that the same error occurs with all Shapes (Drawings toolbar) when you edit
them in the way described above, and in both modules, Calc and Writer.

OOo 2.4.1 (680m17 B9310) Linux i86 RPM de_DE
OOo 3.0.0 (OOO300m9 B9358) Linux i86 RPM de_DE
OOo 3.0.0 (OOO300m9 B9358) Windows de_DE
Comment 1 mbayer 2010-12-18 23:11:38 UTC
This still is reproducible with OOo 3.3.0 RC8 (OOO330m18 Build9556) under Linux
64 Bit.

But I guess the problem is not located in the spreadsheet component, as the same
defect occurs when using the draw functions in Writer or any of the shapes in Draw:

Just right-click a shape or a block arrow or something, then click "Area",
switch to any tab, then back to tab "Area": the colour is always set to "Black"
(first in list), and will be applied when clicking OK.

Adjusting component...
Comment 2 mbayer 2010-12-19 15:21:50 UTC
Created attachment 75378 [details]
screencast for issue
Comment 3 wolframgarten 2010-12-20 11:18:51 UTC
Changing the tab should not change the color. Workaround would be not to hit ok
but cancel...
Comment 4 mbayer 2010-12-20 21:18:56 UTC
IBTD. Clicking "Cancel" can't be a workaround, as you discard all the changes
previously made on the other tabs (shadows, transparency, and so on). Using one
tab after an other, and never switching back, could be a workaround...

However, I can't believe this won't ever be fixed (because this is what "OOo
later" means). If A BROKEN UI isn't a concern, what then?
Comment 5 Marcus 2017-05-20 11:33:34 UTC
Reset assigne to the default "".