Is there a limit to the number of layers in a Writer Doc

Chris Sherlock chris.sherlock79 at
Wed Jan 6 08:35:09 PST 2016

This is most certainly a bug. But are you saying this occurs because of the number of times you bring an object forward and backwards, or are you saying the document has lots of layers and you then seem to see the issue?

Do you have an example document?


> On 7 Jan 2016, at 2:16 AM, SOS <sos at> wrote:
> Different objects (Images , Shapes...) can been moved (Arranged) back en forward in a Writer Doc.
> Bring to Front
> Bring forward
> Send Backward
> Send to back
> Our editors are some times confronted with a situation where Writer (after saving and reopening) lost the saved position (layer) of some objects.
> When using multiple times "Bring Forward" or "Bring Backward" Writer seems to lose control over the layers, on screen it looks  correct but after saving and reopening some objects are moved to a wrong layer.
> As a workaround and to repair ,we advised only to use "Bring to Front" and "Send to Back" who  limits the number of used layers.
> So:
> Is there  a limit on the used layers who can been saved?
> If there is a limit, then a warning is needed to avoid the loss of layers.
> Is it a  bug who must been reported ? but who is very hard to reconstruct because we never could lay the finger on the real problem, to many objects or to many layers ?
> Greetz
> Fernand
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