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Bug 130321 - Cannot focus on Frame dragged into Header area until anchor changed "to page"
Summary: Cannot focus on Frame dragged into Header area until anchor changed "to page"
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: Writer-Header-Footer Frame
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Reported: 2020-01-31 13:21 UTC by
Modified: 2020-02-04 18:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description 2020-01-31 13:21:58 UTC
1. Document with Header
2. Insert Frame in document body
3. Drag Frame into Header area
4. Click in document body
5. Try to click on Frame

Actual result:  Can edit text inside of frame, but cannot select frame with mouse click

Expected result:  Can use mouse to select frame.

6.  Use navigator to edit frame
7.  Change anchor:  (to character)

Actual result:  Cannot select frame

8.  Use navigator to edit frame, change anchor "To Page"

Actual result:  Can use mouse to select.
Additional information:

1.  After changing anchor to page, can change anchor to "to paragraph" or "to character" (with frame in Header area) and now possible to select frame in Header area with mouse.
Comment 1 Dieter 2020-02-04 18:51:27 UTC
I confirm ith with

Version: (x64)
Build ID: eeb2d19e77d6dc47c68e8ba0920a02cf64a1247b
CPU threads: 4; OS: Windows 10.0 Build 18363; UI render: default; VCL: win; 
Locale: de-DE (de_DE); UI-Language: en-GB
Calc: threaded

Additional information: If you anchor frame to page, it's not longer part of the header