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v4 to v5 subform changes

asked 2015-09-10 11:39:45 +0200

jay Arr gravatar image

updated 2015-09-10 13:48:10 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I've recently moved my version of LO from v4.5 to v5.0.0.4 - I'm developing a large application on my MacBook Pro with OS X 10.10.5

I've noticed few few subtle and unexpected changes in how forms behave with this new version. The most annoying is this one.

I have a form with subform that now under v5 looks like this when opened:

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You'll notice the subform has a dropdown list used to populate the record and the 1st of two records is blanked out as though selected and waiting to be completed/changed.

However if the same form is opened with v4 it looks like this:

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Notice now the sub form is positioned at the first record.

My question now is how can I (probably with a macro - I already initialise all my forms on opening with a macro ) get v5 to behave as it did with v4 when I open the form?

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I cannot see the pictures, but I note you are using 5.0.0.4, which was supposed to fix one bug and was still affected by another: a label blanking bug was supposed to be fixed, and a listbox offset bug was not; is your experience similar? Both were supposed to be KDE-specific, though.

doug gravatar imagedoug ( 2015-09-10 13:34:34 +0200 )edit

Hi SecretaryBird. I cannot see the pictures neither. Will you have another go at uplifting them, please, since I cannot guess at the problem, let alone the solution.

Alex Kemp gravatar imageAlex Kemp ( 2015-09-10 13:50:06 +0200 )edit

this is similar to the LO 5.0.0.0 bugs in Linux KDE

doug gravatar imagedoug ( 2015-09-10 17:05:03 +0200 )edit

So can I 'macro' my way around the problem?

jay Arr gravatar imagejay Arr ( 2015-09-10 23:03:43 +0200 )edit

You are correct - this has been reported as Bug 93618First cell value in a table grid control subform incorrectly displayed Apologies to everyone I should have looked in Bugzilla first

jay Arr gravatar imagejay Arr ( 2015-09-11 18:37:37 +0200 )edit

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answered 2015-09-10 15:26:55 +0200

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updated 2015-09-10 20:45:11 +0200

Hmm thats VERY strange I can see both images quite clearly Hopefully you can see these resubmitted as .png files

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This is what it looks like with V5

And this is what I'd like it to look like (as it does with v4)

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"Hopefully you can see these": nope. Checking the source, I find that one of the images is 'https://ask.libreoffice.org/upfiles/14418915807718381.tiff'. I can view that in Ocular, but not FireFox 40.0.3. You choose the wrong filetype (TIFF). Save as a jpeg or png (everyone can see those) & replace the other files. Then we can all see them!

Alex Kemp gravatar imageAlex Kemp ( 2015-09-10 15:48:38 +0200 )edit

Thanks SecretaryBird - I can now see the images (thank you). Nice design! Unfortunately I cannot offer any help with the sub-form, however.

PS
It looks like only Safari supports TIFF images.

Alex Kemp gravatar imageAlex Kemp ( 2015-09-10 21:02:49 +0200 )edit
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