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asked 2019-09-04 16:38:29 +0200

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updated 2019-09-04 16:45:07 +0200

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Hi, I am having a problem here. The main bars in LibreOffice are shown duplicated twice. I need a solution to this problem. It annoys me whenever I use LibreOffice. Please help me Make LibreOffice Great Again. image description

My version of LibreOffice is listed below: Version: Build ID: 1:6.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1~lo1

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Make LibreOffice Great Again.

Really? You mean LibreOffice is not great because you do not understand, knows you have to serve it? Please describe exactly what bothers you. I can not see anything on your screenshot that should be duplicate.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-09-04 18:06:03 +0200 )edit

OP considers "Menu = Main Bar", and menu is really duplicate. But it strangely looks like a mixture of desktop manager's panel and LibreOffice's menu. Without the knowledge of the desktop manager in use - no way to analyze. May be it is one of these OpenGL issues. Try to disable OpenGL in Tools -> Options -> LibreOffice -> View -> Cat: Graphics Output -> Option: Use OpenGL for all rendering

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-09-04 18:22:02 +0200 )edit

@jamesket, @Opaque, oh, sorry, with glasses that would not have happened.

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2019-09-04 18:47:49 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-09-04 19:09:45 +0200

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updated 2019-09-04 19:18:10 +0200


Good news though: it's fixed in 6.3. The devs MADE LibreOffice Great Again!

EDIT: spoke too soon! But on the upside v6.3 on Ubuntu 18.04.3 works for me.

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According to the master bug it isn't fixed in 6.3 - see last comment in #tdf124391 , which your linked bug #tdf124192 is referred to be a duplicate of.

So the only way I see for now to use environment variable SAL_USE_VCLPLUGIN=gen (which may turn menus to some ancient Windows-like appearance).

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-09-04 19:19:47 +0200 )edit

@Opaque, you and your hair trigger XD ...I linked to that bug in my answer.

In any case, ENVIRONMENT VARIABLE?! ANCIENT WINDOWS-LIKE APPEARANCE?! Please! We're mere mortals! :D Upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 and LibreOffice 6.3 resolved the problem for me.

gtomorrow gravatar imagegtomorrow ( 2019-09-04 19:37:13 +0200 )edit

What you mean by "hair trigger XD" - Sorry for the cross-post but I edited my comment, while you were updating your response with spoke to soon). What would you tell me if I would have suggested to update to 18,.04 or whatever version of ubuntu? And why are you yelling some words from my comment back to me? It was just a hint how to overcome (with some drawback) the current issue on the current system without changing software configuration. There is no need for rudeness. Just to ask `What does that mean?" in return would have been sufficient.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-09-04 20:34:29 +0200 )edit

@Opaque! Easy, killer! I was just kidding around! I thought it was evident with the old-schoolsmileys but I guess not. Sorry, I meant no offense.

gtomorrow gravatar imagegtomorrow ( 2019-09-05 08:16:52 +0200 )edit
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