[Libreoffice-qa] Base QA request

Joel Madero jmadero.dev at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 07:53:16 PST 2015

I'll take a look but it won't be before this weekend. If someone else
can check first that would be appreciated (please let me know so I don't
duplicate work). If I don't respond by Sunday please poke me again.


On 11/11/2015 03:07 AM, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> Hi,
> 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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