Calc display issues on entering text into cells [closed]

asked 2017-03-26 14:08:34 +0100

Parker gravatar image

updated 2020-08-07 22:46:07 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

LO Version: Calc Linux Mint 18.1

On spreadsheets which already contain data, when I enter text into a new cell, the text becomes thick and obscures what it is that I am typing until I hit 'Enter' or tab and then clears itself. On occasion when scrolling through a large spreadsheet, rows are turned black, but again clear themselves.

This is happening on two different machines, both running Mint (one 18.0 the second 18.1). The 18.1 version uses Mesa DRI Intel graphics card with 1920x1080 pixel resolution, version 1.18.4. The kernel is Linux 4.4.0-53-generic (x86_64)

I've done extensive on-line searches and cannot find any mention of this, so perhaps I'm using the wrong language/ terms?

(See comment by @Simon Bader )

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by Alex Kemp
close date 2020-08-07 22:46:18.825872


Did you already play with options concerning OpenGL rendering and hardware acceleration?
OpenGL rendering may still be buggy or not work smoothly with graphics hardware/drivers not yet correctly blacklisted.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2017-03-26 14:31:06 +0100 )edit

I have the same problem about areas of spreadsheets not being rendered correctly. It also happens often when I switch between tables. Disabling OpenGL and hardware acceleration options did not help. What else can be done? LibO, gentoo linux, kernel 4.9.16 I would say that it started with KDE5/Plasma5, but I am not sure. I see similar problems in Firefox and Thunderbird, too (started the same time), so it may not even be a LibO problem!

Simon Bader gravatar imageSimon Bader ( 2017-07-24 21:31:08 +0100 )edit

I will not be abl to help you and the questions is not bumped (doesn't go to top of this breathlessly running ticker) because of a new comment.
You need to post a new question or to edit the question / an answer to bump.. I'll do it for you in this case.

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2017-07-24 22:16:25 +0100 )edit