Steps to reproduce:
 Open 2 new text documents
 Open a dialog box in one of the documents (e.g. Format > Character...)
 Change to the other document (with Alt+Tab / click into other window / Windows task bar)
 Also open a dialog box in this document (e.g. Format > Character...)
 A change back to the other document (with Alt+Tab / click into other window / Windows task bar) is not possible.
The Bug also exists if you use a text document and a drawing. Hence I believe, that the bug exists for all kind of LO documents.
If you have a third document with no dialog box open, a change to this document is possible.
Expected behavior: A change between documents should always be possible, especially if dialog boxes are displayed.
Platform (if different from the browser):
Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; de; rv:188.8.131.52) Gecko/20111212 Firefox/3.6.25
Bug also in 3.5.0 release.
Thanks for bugreport
reproduced in 3.5.3 on Fedora 64 bit and Windows 7 32 bit
not reproduced in 3.3.4 on Fedora, so possible regression
IMHO LibreOffice thinks that both dialogs belongs to one document and can not correctly switch document before dialog closed
Bug still exists in Version 3.6.3.
reproducible with LO 184.108.40.206 (Win 8.1)
Migrating Whiteboard tags to Keywords: (preBibisect)
Not a bug because some dialog boxes have to be modal. For example you can't modify a document when changing the character formatting. But if I open the character formatting dialog for the first document, I can edit the second. If I open a modal dialog box in each document, I can only switch between each dialog box. For me it is the correct behavior and the previous one (before the current "regression") was a bug.
Please open a bug report for the particular type of dialog box you think it has not to be modal. As this bug report is too general, I am closing it as NotABug.
Best regards. JBF
I agree with you, that in this case a switch between the two dialogue boxes should be performed. Exactly this does not work. Perhaps my initial description of step 5 was not clear enough.
Hence status set back to NEW.
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Bug still exists with version 6.1.0 (64 bit, Win10).
Bug already exists in version 3.3.0. Hence inherited from OOo.
it can't be a regression if it's inherit from OOo
Bug still exists in version 6.2.5 (64 bit) with Win10.