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Bug 106958 - Documents continually freeze for several seconds. Happens every few minutes.
Summary: Documents continually freeze for several seconds. Happens every few minutes.
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All Mac OS X (All)
: high major
Assignee: Not Assigned
Keywords: perf
: 113468 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: MacOS-Performance
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Reported: 2017-04-04 18:43 UTC by wksokoma5
Modified: 2019-08-19 06:59 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description wksokoma5 2017-04-04 18:43:09 UTC
Continually, when I am using Writer, regardless of what I am writing, the document freezes and I can't move the cursor either with mouse or arrow keys and can't type. Usually I can free it by clicking on the Save icon. But even then, although the cursor is freed up, it is in the wrong place and knocks out some characters in a different line from the one I'm typing in. It happens with whatever I'm typing. 

Steps to Reproduce:
1.typing, adding some text

Reproducible: Always

User Profile Reset: No

Additional Info:

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_10_5) AppleWebKit/602.2.14 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/10.0.1 Safari/602.2.14
Comment 1 Alex Thurgood 2017-04-06 10:13:33 UTC
I don't have OSX 10.10 to test with, but there are similar performance problems on OSX 10.12
Comment 2 Alex Thurgood 2017-04-06 10:14:54 UTC
I can confirm this on my MBPRo2013 (core i7) with 16Gb RAM
Comment 3 Alex Thurgood 2017-11-13 14:10:09 UTC
*** Bug 113468 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Martin Srebotnjak 2018-01-08 22:25:07 UTC
Maybe the description is too vague, but the end result is: in OSX editing more than one document in Writer (or perhaps generally in LO) is futile - the app freezes for a certain time.
So this makes LO almost an useless office suite. Shouldn't this be a blocker for macOS releases?
Comment 5 Tor Lillqvist 2018-01-08 23:02:19 UTC
Do (any of) you have Java enabled? Any extensions?
Comment 6 Telesto 2018-01-09 09:25:57 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 Telesto 2018-03-05 16:09:07 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 8 Telesto 2018-08-10 14:09:49 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 9 Jon R Kibler 2018-08-10 14:52:42 UTC
It is still reproducible on on a Mac.
Comment 10 Telesto 2018-08-15 14:52:46 UTC
(In reply to Jon R Kibler from comment #9)
> It is still reproducible on on a Mac.

A sample file or some additional info would be nice. The description is really too vague. I'm not experiencing any slowness.

Do (any of) you have Java enabled? Any extensions? (See Comment 5)

Build ID: c958f52b813d34baa9b5236bb34a08a04e6b0aba
CPU threads: 4; OS: Mac OS X 10.12.6; UI render: default; 
TinderBox: MacOSX-x86_64@49-TDF, Branch:master, Time: 2018-08-10_05:06:44
Locale: nl-NL (nl_NL.UTF-8); Calc: threaded
Comment 11 QA Administrators 2019-08-19 06:59:15 UTC
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