[LH4315] Line spacing changes on copy paste with CTRL-V / After-paragraph line spacing shrinks

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Scribblette
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Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:43 am Post

Version: 2.9.0.39 Beta (838542) 64-bit - 17 Feb 2020
Observed on previous two betas as well. Bug was not noticed on last year's versions, though.

Open project. This one has previously been saved with formatted spacing 1.0x 0.0/5.0 in a file.
Copy and paste from a document right back into that document with CTRL-V.
What should happen: Spacing should stay consistent.
What happens instead: Spacing changes to 1.0x 0.0/4.9

If I use CTRL-SHIFT-V, line spacing is not changed.
If I have line spacing of 1.0x 0.0/3.8 (for comparison testing), copy/pasting bug doesn't seem to happen.

I format the entire document with 1.0x 0.0/5.0 spacing again, copy and paste with CTRL-V again and still it reverts to 4.9.

On further testing:
If I check Line Spacing options when I've chosen 1.0x 0.0/5.0, "After Paragraph" is set to 4.95.
I can repeatedly set it to /5.0, check that it's set to /5.0 and yet each time I copy paste, the after paragraph reverts to 4.95 for any newly pasted text.

Ultimately I realized that each time I copy paste and then copy paste the same text again, the after paragraph line spacing is shrinking!

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Scribblette
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:11 am Post

Additionally, every time I re-open the project, all line spacing that should be 1.0x 0.0/5.0 is instead dropped to 1.0x 0.0/4.95 or 4.90.

I saved line spacing to /6.0 and /0.5 in the two open files. Closed project. The 6.0 was preserved, but the /0.5 dropped to 0.45.

Bit odd. Hope it's not just me.

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Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:24 am Post

Thanks. This has been filed.
Bryan Bender

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Scribblette
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Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:30 am Post

This is now worse than before.

If I select all and adjust line spacing to 1,0x 0.0/5.0 for a full document, instead it sets it to /5.3. If I say /2.0, it makes it 2.3.

This must be such a nightmare to code, where there are cascading effects where one tweak in one place is able to mess things up that were previously fixed. You have my sympathies.

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Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:28 am Post

Scribblette wrote:This is now worse than before.

If I select all and adjust line spacing to 1,0x 0.0/5.0 for a full document, instead it sets it to /5.3. If I say /2.0, it makes it 2.3.

This must be such a nightmare to code, where there are cascading effects where one tweak in one place is able to mess things up that were previously fixed. You have my sympathies.
Yes, I'm seeing this now too, for the first time. Setting line spacing has been rock solid for me up until B41.
I’m just a customer.

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Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:36 pm Post

I saw something like this yesterday. Spacing after paragraph went from 1.0x 0.0/5.00 to 1.0x 0.0/4.48. I fiddled with it, but it wouldn't change back to 5.00. It showed as a selection, but it wouldn't take.

Today, when I re-opened the project, it was fine, and works as it should.

Edited to add: Control-N gives me a new text window with the modified 4.48 setting. When I go to F12 / Editing / Formatting to change it to 5.00, it won't take there, either.

I'm using the 64bit Beta 41 version.