If Track Changes is set, deleting a word by continuous backspaces or deletes, results in separate undo actions for each letter.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a Writer document.
2. Insert a word or a few words, say "Hello World".
3. Turn on Track Changes
4. Delete a word, say "World", by hitting Backspace for each letter.
5. Now pressing Ctrl-Z only restores the last letter, in this case, "W", instead of the whole word.
A new undo action is added for each letter.
The undo actions should be grouped to form a single undo action.
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Since you changed to Assigned and confirmed the bug yourself, I change back to Needinfo.
Why do you think it's a bug?
If we delete letter by letter, then Undo restores letter by letter.
If we delete word by word, then Undo restores word by word.
Looks logical. MSO works the same.
So I set the importance as "medium enhancement". Does that solve the problem?
It's not importance that was my question, but why do you think that actual results are wrong.
On a second thought, you may be right. There's a single reject action and undo action could be single. As it was before like in OO and LO 3.3, looks like regression all the way from 3.4.
I set back to Assigned.
This bug report is about using the same grouping mechanism for delete undo actions irrespective of whether Track Changes is set or not set. Are you sure this is a regression?
Created attachment 134864 [details]
Test with LO 3.3
Looks like regression because it worked as expected with OO and LO 3.3, as attached.
(In reply to Timur from comment #5)
> Created attachment 134864 [details]
> Test with LO 3.3
> Looks like regression because it worked as expected with OO and LO 3.3, as
I am trying to provide a better solution for bug 107340. FYI bug 107340 has not been marked as a regression yet.
For more details, please check https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/39472/ and https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/40166/
Since it is not within my scope to fix the regression, I removed myself as Assignee.
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Seems to work as expected now, closing as WFM.
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