[Libreoffice] [sumuthu at novell.com: Re: [PATCH] for Bug 32719 (jeffrey chang)]

jeffrey chang jeffdchang at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 02:26:06 PDT 2011


Regarding the fact that I may have trimmed too many outline levels as well
as leaving some extraneous comments, I will resubmit the patch.

Sorry for the trouble,

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 4:04 PM, jeffrey chang <jeffdchang at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Muthu,
> 1. Sorry, next time I will do that.
> 2. Yes I did adjust the multipliers because after several searches through
> codes, I could not locate where Impress extracts data specific to each
> template (eg. where does template Water get dimensions xx by xx for body, or
> Glacier xx by xx for title), and I didn't want to change the template layout
> files (.lyt), so I decided that the best place would be multipliers. Of
> course, I made sure that this was a reasonable choice, because I understood
> that all templates would be affected. From the looks of it, after reducing
> the height and width of the body, it seemed to eliminakernel imagete the
> oversized textbox leaking problems. Also, none of the other text boxes in
> any of the other slides look uncomfortably small, so I find it as a viable
> solution. (For those that do, consider the Master Page View, in which the
> Template has to make accommodations for the footer, date, slide #
> underneath). Lastly, if by blank template you mean the default template,
> there is no problem. There has been no problems I can see of after making
> the changes I did, apart from the bug I reported.
> 3. I realized that there were two sources for the observable problems. The
> first was that some of the outline/body dimensions for the templates were
> plain wrong and just too big. That was addressed in 2. But another problem
> is that the slide layout is based on the Master Page View Outline, and for
> some of them, the outline points were causing a problem. For example, if you
> like at the buggy Wine template, the outline/body leaks way to far below the
> slide. The reason is that when you go to Master Page view, the Ninth level
> of bullet point is jammed and squeezed, resulting in over-extending the
> outline text box to make room for it, hence the huge increase in height. If
> you eliminate the ninth level, the problem is reduced after leaving Master
> Page View. Originally I was going to remove the eighth and ninth level of
> the outline to solve this problem, but I decided to with 5-9 for test and
> forgot to reset it to remove 8-9. And since I think that rarely will some
> have to go to the eight level of bullet points in a presentation, once again
> this is a viable solution.
> Sorry for the confusion and ambiguity. I hope this clears things up and the
> patch is ok. Please reply if you see any more problems.
> Thanks,
> Jeffrey
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Yifan Jiang <yfjiang at novell.com> wrote:
>> fyi
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>> From: Muthu Subramanian K <sumuthu at novell.com>
>> To: jeffrey chang <jeffdchang at gmail.com>
>> Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 12:38:03 +0530
>> Subject: Re: [Libreoffice] [PATCH] for Bug 32719 (jeffrey chang)
>> Hi,
>> Thank you for the patch.
>> Assuming this is your first patch (or at-least one of the first few), I
>> have a few suggestions:
>> 1. It would nice if you could remove the test code commented - helps in
>> reviewing quickly.
>> 2. You have changed the multipliers in multiple locations - are you sure
>> these don't affect the normal working? (say, having a blank template?)
>> 3. It would also be nice if you could explain the reason for removing
>> Will wait for your updates before pushing...
>> Thanks again for your nice work...
>> Regards,
>> Muthu Subramanian
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 13:27:33 +0800
>> From: jeffrey chang <jeffdchang at gmail.com>
>> Subject: [Libreoffice] [PATCH] for Bug 32719
>> To: libreoffice at lists.freedesktop.org
>> Here is the patch for EasyHack 32719. I have also discovered another bug
>> relating to Impress Templates, documented here:
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=39705
>> I am submitting this under the LGPLv3+/MPL 1.1 license.
>> Thanks,
>> -- --Jeffrey Chang
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