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From Upscope <upsc...@nwi.net>
Subject Re: ”Artifacts” in OpenOffice and LibreOffice
Date Sun, 12 May 2013 04:29:19 GMT
On Saturday, May 11, 2013 02:59:24 PM Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> 2013/5/11 Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum@gmail.com>:
> > I have had this problem for quite some time now (months if not
> > years)
> > in LibreOffice and OpenOffice. The problems are maybe a little bit
> > worse in LibreOffice, but I didn't exactly measure it…
> > 
> > It looks like a graphics card problem, but why are nothing else
> > affected? It only happens to OpenOffice and LibreOffice. I tested a
> > few versions and it seems to not matter. The screenshots are taken
> > with Apache OpenOffice 3.4.1 and I saw the same thing in LibreOffice
> > 3.5, 3.6 and 4.0. I think this also happened with earlier
> > LibreOffice
> > versions, like 3.4 and 3.3. I didn't use OpenOffice since 3.2
> > (except
> > 3.4.1, which I use these days), and I don't even remember what it
> > looked like.
> > 
> > Here's a screenshot with Apache OpenOffice Calc 3.4.1. I added some
> > arrows pointing at the problem areas:
> > http://ubuntuone.com/0wvqcaN38PC5835t4uJVPv
> > 
> > The worst thing is when I try to use the Basic IDE, take a look at
> > this. Very hard to write and edit code when it looks like this:
> > http://ubuntuone.com/4HRPQMpblZT97UxHq5ggzO
> > 
> > My operating system is Ubuntu 12.04 and the more stuff I run at the
> > same time, the worse will it look.
> > 
> > My graphics card is the nVidia GeForce Go 7300, which is blacklisted
> > for use with the Unity 3D desktop, so that may be what's causing
> > this
> > problem, but still it ONLY happens to LibreOffice and OpenOffice.
> > 
> > One thought that I have is that LibreOffice and OpenOffice are not
> > GTK applications (I think – are they?), but on the other hand,
> > neither is my web browser (Opera), and I don't have these problems
> > with it.
> > 
> > Both LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org were installed with the official
> > deb files. The LibreOffice version that came with Ubuntu 12.04 was
> > carefully removed before installing what I have now.
> > 
> > Thoughts? Anyone else saw this?
> > 
> > Packard Bell Easy Note MX66 laptop, made in November 2006.
> > 2.0 GiB RAM, Genuine Intel® CPU T2050 @ 1.60GHz × 2.
> > 
> > Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32 bits)
> > Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-41-generic-pae
> > 
> > nVIDIA Driver Version: 304.88
> 
> More details:
> I run two screens: The laptop built-in screen (17", 1280×800) and an
> external Samsung SyncMaster F2380 (23", 1920×1080). If I disable one
> of them, the problem is gone or at least reduced.
> 
> 
> Johnny Rosenberg
> 
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I am running a SamSung SyncMaster 2233 (23") [1920x1080) with Nvidia 
Geforce 8400GS chips on EVGA board. I have not seen your problem, but I 
don't have a second monitor either. Running Nvidia 319-17 driver right 
now. 

Sorry I can't help more.

Russ
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