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[Bug 248870] Re: [Upstream] Autosave causes document to scroll back to cursor position


We have now LO 5.02, and this ancient bug still makes the focus jumping around when trying to edit an object bigger than the screen (table, ole, picture, etc). You really have to be fast when you want to resize such objects, otherwise your focus is back to the cursor, and you lost the handle.
This is one of the major obstacles using LO with other than really simple documents..

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  [Upstream] Autosave causes document to scroll back to cursor position

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Status in openoffice.org package in Ubuntu:
  Won't Fix

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: openoffice.org

  If scrolling a document and using the autosave feature, the document
  will roll back to the cursor position in the document instead of
  staying where you currently are on the screen.

  I am scrolling my document but may have edited or place my cursor
  somewhere else in the document.  Autosave saves the document and
  immediately scrolls back to the cursor.

  This bug is rather annoying if you are editing a multipage document
  and scrolled several 10's  of pages forward only to have the
  application place you back to my cursor which may possibly be on page
  1.  I have on many occasions lost my place only to find it again and
  have autosave throw me back to the cursor.

  Workaround is to turn off autosave, but that runs a risk of losing
  possibly many hours of work if the application crashes or other
  reasons like a power failure.

  ProblemType: Bug
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Tue Jul 15 20:55:10 2008
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
  NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
  Package: openoffice.org-core 1:2.4.1-1ubuntu2
  PackageArchitecture: i386
  SourcePackage: openoffice.org
  Uname: Linux 2.6.24-19-generic i686

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