In Sidebar, pressing Enter, Del, Ins, PgUp, PgDn, Home, End, or Backspace key at times causes the pressed key action to occur in the document.
bug 98595 and bug 84657 are related to following finding
Steps to replicate
1) Open Writer
2) Open the Sidebar Menu View -> Sidebar
3) Select Properties Deck
4) Type a line of text in the document
5) Move the cursor to the middle of the entered line of text
6) Click on Styles dropdown in the Sidebar Properties Deck
7) Press Esc
'Styles' should have focus rectangle
8) Press Backspace key
text in document is backspaced (not expected)
9) Press Delete key
text in document is deleted (not expected)
10) Press any of the other mentioned keys
all unexpectedly execute their action in the document
This same behavior occurs in the other decks also. Just press Esc to get the focus on a deck or panel title and press the above mentioned keys.
(In reply to Jim Raykowski from comment 1
> bug 98595 and bug 84657 are related to following finding
bug 98595 should have been bug 98505
(In reply to V Stuart Foote from comment #2)
> => New
Thank you for verifying
Here is a link to the patch: https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/49219/
Jim Raykowski committed a patch related to this issue.
It has been pushed to "master":
tdf#115434 Fix key press misbehaviors in sidebar
It will be available in 6.1.0.
The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.