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Weird light lines in between solid background

asked 2017-05-07 09:25:07 +0200

LoUs gravatar image

updated 2017-05-07 10:58:04 +0200

I'm seeing some weird light lines in between multi-line background color paragraphs that I can't seem to get rid of. The paragraphs have no spacing nor borders.

Here's how it looks like:

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And that's the original odt file:


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answered 2017-05-07 11:37:46 +0200

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Thanks for locating this! The workaround suggested there appears to work. Cheers.

Workaround: setting paragraph border the same color (+ spacing 0)
LoUs gravatar imageLoUs ( 2017-05-07 11:45:09 +0200 )edit

For the record, a different workaround is to use a section: select the text, then Insert → Section → set section background to be the same colour used as paragraph background.

RGB-es gravatar imageRGB-es ( 2017-05-07 11:50:46 +0200 )edit

The border workaround made the lines disappear in Libreoffice itself, but they still show up when exporting to PDF.

Your workaround is perfect. :-)

Thanks again.

LoUs gravatar imageLoUs ( 2017-05-07 11:59:35 +0200 )edit

answered 2017-05-07 09:47:51 +0200

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Look in Tools | Options | LibreOfficeWriter | Grid and try turning off Visible Grid

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It was already off, turning it on added a different kind of grid. Also, I'm seeing these lines when exporting to PDF, not only inside Libreoffice itself.

Thanks for the help!

LoUs gravatar imageLoUs ( 2017-05-07 10:33:16 +0200 )edit

answered 2017-05-07 11:08:02 +0200

Cannot reproduce with Version: (x64) Build ID: 6cd4f1ef626f15116896b1d8e1398b56da0d0ee1 CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.19; UI Render: default; Layout Engine: new; Locale: ru-RU (ru_RU); Calc: CL

So, it has something with either your version, or your OS, or your settings. Please post relevant info to allow to try reproducing.

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Version: Build ID: 1:5.1.6~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial1 CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Linux 4.4; UI Render: default; Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group

Looks like I might be running on an old version?

LoUs gravatar imageLoUs ( 2017-05-07 11:16:27 +0200 )edit

Reproducible with: Version: Build ID: 1:5.3.2~rc2-0ubuntu1~xenial0 CPU Threads: 1; OS Version: Linux 4.4; UI Render: default; VCL: gtk2; Layout Engine: new; Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); Calc: group

I'd advise you to submit a bug report to Bugzilla.

I'm not sure it's the bug mentioned by @RGB-es (but that's possible); I'd file new bug regardless, and mentioned that one as See Also (if required, it would be made duplicate later).

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2017-05-07 11:43:54 +0200 )edit

I upgraded to and can confirm the bug still persists. It looks to me like its the same bug that @RGB-es linked to, but I'll try to send a new bug report later today anyway. Thanks.

LoUs gravatar imageLoUs ( 2017-05-07 12:12:47 +0200 )edit
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