[Libreoffice-qa] Base QA request

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Wed Nov 11 03:07:41 PST 2015


In the context of tdf#94069 and tdf#95723, the author of the fixes
(not a Base user, thanks for fixing this!) requests checking that his
fix (which just came in, will be in nightlies tomorrow) doesn't break
anything else.

Any takers?

Thanks in advance.

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 10:59:46AM +0000, Caolán McNamara wrote:
> On Fri, 2015-10-30 at 11:31 +0100, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > There is patch attached to tdf#94069, nominally a rather annoying 
> > Base UI bug (crash!), but which touches the VCL event loop (not 
> > specific to Base) in a way that I don't understand the consequences 
> > of
> If I look at the behaviour in an older version of LibreOffice pre idle
> tweaking then on moving that widget it "jumps" around a lot and is
> shown rendering in the original location and then the new one and so
> on. So it didn't really work right in the first place as far as I can
> see.
> Looking at the UnoControl PushButton etc which don't suffer from this
> problem I see that when setDesignMode is called for everything else
> they set the "real" widget to hidden (it gets drawn via a different
> mechanism than the real Paint in this case) so when its moved around it
> doesn't generate Invalidate events.
> So, I think the right solution may be to make the GridControl behave
> like the other UnoControl widgets in that design mode turns off
> visibility. So I've done that as
>  a7816853bad55ada597092c16ba9a0a761e067d0 and it seems to work well.
> I don't really "use" these things day to day, so testing appreciated
> for this and follow up 44daaebf835bb60fb7e442e928cd30191f15af52 to
> tweak how the grid control is laid out, to ensure I haven't busted
> anything horribly.
> C.

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