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No active cell border/fill/drag handle

asked 2015-12-01 02:08:27 +0200

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updated 2016-03-13 01:17:54 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Greetings, I am running Arch Linux with LO Fresh 5.0.3-1. I have searched for an answer but have come up with no solution so far. In CALC the active cell is typically surrounded by a thicker black border and a small square on the bottom right corner (I have seen it called the drag/fill handle). I have no such border/handle on my active cell. I went so far as to uninstall/reinstall but still have the problem. I have been through the options several times and done countless Startpage searches to no avail...hope someone has an idea or three...thanks in advance.

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Can you please post your complete LibreOffice version (with Build, Kernel, Locale and all) as well as your video card model (you can take it from lspci -v and the exact numbers from lspci -n) and your video driver (also from lspci -v) please?

alvarezp gravatar imagealvarezp ( 2016-05-06 22:42:29 +0200 )edit

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answered 2016-05-05 13:39:44 +0200

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I've the exact same problem, but failed to find this post before posting my own here:

Have you found a solution?



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answered 2016-05-08 09:07:21 +0200

I had the same problem too and it turned out that I had a driver issue on my system. I was using modesetting+vesa+fbdev but my intel driver was missing. Reinstalling the xserver-xorg-video-intel driver helped. You can find further information in a bug I raised against LibreOffice, where other testers couldn't reproduce the problem:

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I can confirm this will work! :)

xserty gravatar imagexserty ( 2016-05-10 11:58:35 +0200 )edit
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