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From Martin Hediger <ma....@bluewin.ch>
Subject Re: Calc Table Display Errors
Date Sat, 05 Nov 2011 20:56:58 GMT
Hi Fred, thanks for the background details.
Do you have any kind of ETA? At the moment, my OO is not usable, but I 
need to handle spreadsheets somehow. I guess I'll have to switch to MS 
Office if the bug is not fixed soon.

Martin




Am 05.11.11 19:38, schrieb Fred Juan DIAZ:
> 2011/11/5 Martin Hediger<ma.hed@bluewin.ch>
>
>> Am 04.11.11 21:58, schrieb Fred Juan DIAZ:
>>
>>> 2011/11/3 TJ Frazier<tjfrazier@cfl.rr.com>
>>>
>>>   On 11/3/2011 18:32, Terry wrote:
>>>>   Memory settings have been discussed on oooforum.org and on the new
>>>>> community forum.  A search should turn up suggested settings; I have
>>>>> seen it mentioned several times. I think you may have to experiment.
>>>>> This is one post on the new forum:
>>>>> http://user.services.**openoff**ice.org/en/forum/**<http://openoffice.org/en/forum/**>
>>>>> viewtopic.php?f=9&t=32090#****p146893<http://user.services.**
>>>>> openoffice.org/en/forum/**viewtopic.php?f=9&t=32090#**p146893<http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=32090#p146893>
>>>>>
>>>>>   Two things seem clear.  First, reduce the number of undo steps (the
>>>>> default, I recall, is 100) to, say 21.  Secondly, increase the size
>>>>> of the graphics cache to, say, 128 MB.  Open Office does seem to be a
>>>>> memory hog; it certainly places a strain at times on my system and
>>>>> Andrew Pitonyak has mentioned that the odt version of his macro
>>>>> document causes OO to crash.  I have seen reference to "memory
>>>>> leaking" but don't know what that means.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Terry
>>>>>
>>>>>   FYI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/****Memory_leak<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/**Memory_leak>
>>>>> <http://en.**wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_leak<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_leak>
>>>>> **>   --/tj/
>>>>>
>>>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>   From: Martin Hediger<ma.hed@bluewin.ch>   To:
>>>>>> ooo-users@incubator.apache.org Cc: Sent: Thursday, 3 November 2011
>>>>>> 10:07 PM Subject: Re: Calc Table Display Errors
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi The sheet is 31K in size. It only contains entries down to row
>>>>>> around 150 and columns to Z, around 50 URLs are in some cells, as
>>>>>> well as around 50 URLs to PDFs on my hard drive. I was thinking,
>>>>>> could it be that I'm not assigning the correct amount of memory?
>>>>>> This can be adjusted in the settings, i saw, but I cant find values
>>>>>> that help. I think I started to have this problem only once i
>>>>>> turned *off* anti-aliasing of fonts, because Openoffice Impress was
>>>>>> having trouble handling a large A0 poster.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Any ideas are very welcomed. Martin
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 02.11.11 23:39, schrieb Terry:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   That sounds like a system problem rather than a software issue.
>>>>>>> Try
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   copying two sheets to a new file, then close all files and
exit the
>>>>>> software. Then open the new file only and see whether the problem
>>>>>> occurs in the new file. It may be that you are placing too great
a
>>>>>> load on your system.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   Terry
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>   From: Martin Hediger<ma.hed@bluewin.ch>   To:
>>>>>>>> ooo-users@incubator.apache.org Cc: Sent: Thursday, 3 November
>>>>>>>> 2011 3:24 AM Subject: Calc Table Display Errors
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Dear List I have a Calc spreadsheet open where a number of
>>>>>>>> tables are used. However, it becomes hardly unusable, because
>>>>>>>> when I switch between two
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>   tables
>>>>>>> (using the tabs at the bottom of the windom), the values from
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> the "new" table are printed on top of the "old" values.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>   It becomes unreadable.
>>>>>>> Also often when scrolling, values get "smeared" out all over
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> table. Its as if the value is printed to a new position but not
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> removed
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>   from the
>>>>>>> previous one.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> What can be the reason for this? Any suggestions for how
to
>>>>>>>> address
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>   this problem
>>>>>>> is very appreciated. I'm working with Mac OS X 10.5.8 and OO
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 3.3.0 on a MBP.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks for reading Martin<snip>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>   Hi
>>> It doesn't sound only as a memory problem but rather like a graphic
>>> refreshing problem too,  very often encountered by people who produce with
>>> OOo , even with very short documents.
>>>
>>> I've been experimenting this problem several times per week since i daily
>>> use OOo (2001)
>>> It was told to be a bug in VCL (? ?)
>>>
>>> We still have the same display refreshing bug in OOo4Kids and OOoLight
>>> anyway, this bug (because it's really an annoying bug ) was already
>>> described in various ways,
>>> for example in  #82448 which is typically well described ,
>>>   but you will find a bunch of issues about the same problem
>>> at https://issues.apache.org/ooo/  entering keywords containing "display"
>>> "refresh" ...
>>> see also issues  #94852 ; #95505 ; etc...
>>>
>>>
>>> Fredjd
>>>
>>>   Hi Fred, thanks for your feedback. It sounds as if your describing
>> exactly what I'm trying to fix. Good to hear its not exactly only on my
>> side and yes, I'm starting to have it in small documents as well (cant call
>> 150 used rows large, right?).
>> I'll be checking out your references, however, can you confirm any
>> successful fix?
>>
>> Martin
>>
>>
>>
> Hi Martin
>
> I'm not in dev team, just simple beta-tester and member of EducOOo, waiting
> for the next AOOo release to be out in order to test it.
> However imho this bug should be a priority for the next release because it
> touches every end user's UI.
> As soon as the AOOo release is out, dev will probably make an announcement
> on this list.
> I'll test whether this bug is still there and report the results on this
> list too.
>
> Fredjd
>


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