[Libreoffice] Need help with the Bug 33092 – Autocomplete display double character for this word [CTL / Thai]

Samphan Raruenrom samphan at osdev.co.th
Mon May 30 22:32:26 PDT 2011


Any idea about my experimental fix? i.e. remove the auto-style that switch
to the very same locale.

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 9:22 PM, Samphan Raruenrom <samphan at osdev.co.th>wrote:

>  Hi,
> We've been trying to fix this bug
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33092
> However, we don't know whether the approach that we've tried is the right
> thing, so can you please review the following idea.
> Step to reproduced the bug:
> 1.Use Thai locale, open a blank Writer document
> 2.Switch keyboard to Thai.
> 3.Type text “มิถุ” by press “,b5”.
> 4.The function autocomplete will display the full word "มิถุนายน" (June in
> Thai)
> 5. Press enter to accept the suggestion, and another enter for readability
> 6. Repeat the step 3-5 once
> Expect result:
> There should be two lines of  “มิถุนายน”.
> Real result:
> There are two lines of “มิถุนายน” but the first one has a
> doubled/overlapped cluster. See below.
> It is strange that the second (and later) autocompletion of the same word
> doesn't trigger the same bug.
> Look at the content.xml
> <style:style style:name="T1" style:family="text">
>    <style:text-properties style:language-complex="th"
> style:country-complex="TH"/>
> </style:style>
> ....snip.....
> <text:p text:style-name="P1">มิถ<text:span text:style-name="T1">ุนายน</text:span></text:p>
> <text:p text:style-name="P1"><text:span text:style-name="T1">มิถุนายน</text:span></text:p>
>  There is an auto-style T1 which switch the locale to th. In the 2nd
> paragraph, the auto-style is placed around the autocompleted word. However,
> in the first line, the auto-style is placed just before the suggestion.
> Moreover, for the word มิถุนายน, the auto-style happen to be placed inside a
> cluster ถ+ ุ , which result in ugly display of the cluster. Because the
> display function still cannot handle this case well.
> We've tried removing the whole auto-style T1 from the ODT and everything is
> fine again. Then we couldn't find a reason why LO need to put the auto-style
> while autocomplete in the first place. Because the user is typing in a
> locale, then autocompletion of the same locale is fired. So the whole text
> must be in the same locale. Why put and auto-style to switch to the same
> locale?
> So we've try an experimental patch (
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=45511 ) that get rid of the
> auto-style when autocomplete altogether. We've tried it with no side-effect
> as of now. But I don't know whether actually the auto-style is needed for a
> reason we don't understand.
> Any idea?
> Thanks,
> Samphan.
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