Impress & Draw: circle shape has become smiley face [closed]

asked 2020-02-12 22:01:46 +0200

Donm gravatar image

updated 2020-02-12 22:03:54 +0200

I'm running LO 4.2.8.2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I last ran impress yesterday. Today I tried to insert a circle shape and it comes up as a smiley face. Same with Draw. I exited from an open document and relaunched Impress and Draw and found the same problem. Any ideas as to what has gone wrong?

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Donm
close date 2020-02-17 17:42:44.337019

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I'm running LO 4.2.8.2

Realy? Have you tried a newer version of LibreOffice?

Download LibreOffice (64 Bit);

Download 5.4.7.2,

Download 6.2.8.2 also 32 bit

ebot gravatar imageebot ( 2020-02-12 22:17:30 +0200 )edit

... and even using the Ubuntu LibreOffice Packaging Team PPA, you get v.6.1 on Trusty.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2020-02-13 07:31:06 +0200 )edit

Thanks, Mike. I installed 6.1.5.2. The problem is still there.

Donm gravatar imageDonm ( 2020-02-13 19:27:44 +0200 )edit

I tried some of the other drawing software (krita, skencil, pinta) and they are just fine. So, the problem is with an LO library, no?

Donm gravatar imageDonm ( 2020-02-15 18:40:52 +0200 )edit

Solved. Smiley Face, Circle, and many others are selected with Tools > Customize > Symbol Shapes.

Donm gravatar imageDonm ( 2020-02-17 17:41:07 +0200 )edit