[Libreoffice-qa] Fwd: LibreOffice underline problem

Joel Madero jmadero.dev at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 09:39:24 PDT 2014

On 10/25/2014 02:01 AM, Nino Novak wrote:
> Hi Sooraj,
> Am 24.10.2014 um 11:01 schrieb sooraj kenoth:
>> While using the LibreOffice, I have some problems with the the
>> underline. In Malayalam we have a lot of stacked characters. In the
>> current way of drawing underline, it strikes the stacked letters. It
>> is annoying and it kills the legibility. Please find the screen-shot
>> here <https://www.libreoffice.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=102053>
>> I have reported the bug here. But they didn't accept. I don't know what to do.
>> <https://www.libreoffice.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=80724>
> IMHO, here you are right and Joel is wrong: The described behavior is
> obviously unwanted and therefore clearly *is* a bug.
> Though in this case it might be better characterized as an "enhancement
> request" as seemingly nobody did think about a solution until now and
> therefore the requirement "make underlining independant from font" has not
> been considered yet. (At least this is what I am thinking when looking at
> the problem).
> So I would change it to "NEW" and "Enhancement Request" and you should try
> to "get it fixed". But be patient: probably a completely new underline
> functionality must be implemented, which looks like a rather complex task to
> me - but I'm not a dev, maybe there exist simpler solutions/workarounds.
Just for the record, I didn't say it's not a bug, I said we need to
figure out if it's our bug....


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