Print dialogue's height in Libreoffice Writer is too high to see and click buttons.

Asked by Owen Charles on 2020-06-16

Hello,

Newbie here, I have the bug that is denoted here https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/240651/print-dialogue-too-large-to-select-ok-to-print/ and here https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=127782#c67. Do I need to report this via the ubuntu-bug <PACKAGE> terminal tool to alert the Ubuntu developers? Or will they be informed of it already via Bugzilla?

My information is as follows:

Results of lsb_release -rd

Description: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
Release: 20.04

Results of apt-cache policy libreoffice-writer

libreoffice-writer:
  Installed: 1:6.4.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
  Candidate: 1:6.4.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
  Version table:
 *** 1:6.4.3-0ubuntu0.20.04.1 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1:6.4.2-0ubuntu3 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal/main amd64 Packages

Edit: Please see the following for a screenshot: https://snipboard.io/vc1X0f.jpg

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If you hold ALT then you should be able to drag a dialogue from any part of the window to make it visible.

Does that help some?

Owen Charles (charleso19) said : #2

Hi actionparsnip,

Thank you for getting back to me.

Unfortunately not. I am able to press ENTER to select OK to print, but it is just a work around.

Please see the following link for a screenshot that I should have included in the original question: https://snipboard.io/vc1X0f.jpg

Should I create a bug report via the ubuntu-bug terminal tool?

Many thanks,

Owen

Yeah report a bug but does the ALT drag method work OK.

Owen Charles (charleso19) said : #4

Hi again,

Unfortunately the ALT method does not work. I can move the print dialog around whilst holding ALT but I cannot move it high enough and "into the top of the screen", so to say, so that the buttons on the bottom are visible.

I just realised that I did not mention I am using Lubuntu 20.04 LTS which uses LXQt; this may or may not make a difference with the ALT method.

Thank you for your help; I will submit a bug report.

Owen Charles (charleso19) said : #5

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.