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Month: November 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Page layout problems with the TDE interface for LibreOffice 3.6

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:24:49 -0600
> Hello everyone,
> For my LibreOffice remaster, I did a nice welcome PDF file with pictures
> and instructions to put on the desktop of the LiveCD. I did it with
> LibreOffice on my PCLOS 2012 TDE remaster. I wrote the file, saved it and
> exported it to PDF. When I opened the PDF file, it looked right as it
> should, but I wanted to change something in it. So, when I re-opened my
> .odt LibreOffice file, all of the images that were cropped weren't cropped
> at the same place and their width and height had changed. I had some
> arrows to point icons on the pictures and they weren't too at the right
> place.
> To check if it wasn't just a bug on my remaster, I opened the file on my
> regular PC with PCLOS 2012 KDE edition. Te text appeared in the wrong way,
> exactly as it appeared when I have re-opened my file on the TDE system.
> To see if it was a PCLinuxOS-related bug, I have put back the formatting
> as it should for a part of my file, saved and re-opened it. The text was
> as it should were I have re-made the formatting...
> All this to say that I think that there is some bugs related to the TDE
> interface used in LibreOffice.

Did you recompile LibreOffice with TDE support?  If not, you are already
using the GTK interface layer, which may be drawing items incorrectly due
to the gtk-qt-theme-engine.

I strongly recommend compiling LibreOffice with its upstream TDE support
enabled; this is what I do for and Ubuntu and the integration works very