Bug 124357 - Find & Replace in "Current selection only" not available
Summary: Find & Replace in "Current selection only" not available
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Writer (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: All All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Blocks: Find-Search
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Reported: 2019-03-27 13:51 UTC by Christian Lohmaier
Modified: 2021-03-01 07:55 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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2019-03-28 11:33 UTC, OfficeUser

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Description Christian Lohmaier 2019-03-27 13:51:56 UTC
Filing on behalf of https://www.mail-archive.com/libreoffice-bugs@lists.freedesktop.org/msg583751.html (outage, originally filed as id 124333)

- please open any writer document

- open the "Find & Replace" dialogue

- Select any text (it does not many if single-part or multi-part) using the
mouse while holding down CTRL key

RESULT: "Current selection only" checkbox is grayed out.

I have attached a screenshot.

[Note: originally had a screenshot, please reattach, not recoverable by me due to the outage]
Comment 1 raal 2019-03-27 19:34:23 UTC
Confirm with Version:
Build ID: 82463bdde75447d45e0cd6ed9ab579e0e51ea912
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 4.15; UI render: default; VCL: gtk3; 
Locale: cs-CZ (cs_CZ.UTF-8); UI-Language: en-US
and Version (Build ID: efca6f15609322f62a35619619a6d5fe5c9bd5a)
Comment 2 OfficeUser 2019-03-28 11:33:52 UTC
Created attachment 150354 [details]
Comment 3 OfficeUser 2019-03-28 11:42:22 UTC
(Bug has been published by a German IT magazine. But I cannot find the link again at the moment.)
Comment 4 Safeer Pasha 2021-03-01 07:55:00 UTC
works in:

Version: / LibreOffice Community
Build ID: 10(Build:3)
CPU threads: 4; OS: Linux 5.10; UI render: default; VCL: kf5
Locale: en-US (en_US.UTF-8); UI: en-US
Calc: threaded

"the current selection" option becomes visible when text is selected.