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page number in status bar missing

asked 2015-05-20 11:44:02 +0200

canti gravatar image

updated 2015-08-26 21:51:46 +0200

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After an update to Libreoffice 4.4.2 in Debian Jessie (via backports) a page number in the status bar left below is missing. How can I get the page number status shown in the status bar? It concerns LibreOffice Writer.


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Hi - Does the problem occur with one document or all? If it's for all perhaps this is a profile problem. See here

pierre-yves samyn gravatar imagepierre-yves samyn ( 2015-05-21 08:45:23 +0200 )edit

It occurs in all documents. So you think it is probably a profile problem? Can you be more specific, please? There are a lot of documents in my use file. How can I do that?


canti gravatar imagecanti ( 2015-05-22 11:46:01 +0200 )edit

Well, I wrote "perhaps", not "probably" :) I can not be more specific than the already given link. Try to rename your "profile" folder to see if that changes anything.

pierre-yves samyn gravatar imagepierre-yves samyn ( 2015-05-22 19:54:46 +0200 )edit

Ah, I see what you mean. I followed the instruction on re-creating my user profile. Unfortunately the problem persists. So the source of the problem does not lie within the user profile. But where?

canti gravatar imagecanti ( 2015-05-24 14:01:20 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-05-20 20:19:38 +0200

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Yes, I am sure. The page number status cannot be found. I made a screen capture of an LibreOffice Writer, but it seems that I need "three points" to make an upload possible (?). Normally the place of the page number status is below, left in the status bar. It is empty, and when I click on that empty place, I get a small Navigator screen.

And yes, the file you mentioned has that specific line.

Any thoughts?


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answered 2015-05-20 19:33:57 +0200

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Are you sure it is missing? Or is it on a different place or looks different? I'm on Windows 7, and I see
status bar in LO4.2 in LO 4.2 and
status bar in LO5.0 in LO 5.0.

The description of the content of the status bar is in the file
<installation path>\share\config\soffice.cfg\modules\swriter\statusbar\statusbar.xml

This file should have a line <statusbar:statusbaritem xlink:href=".uno:StatePageNumber" statusbar:align="left" statusbar:autosize="true" statusbar:width="54"/>

If the line does not exist, you can add it.

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