Created attachment 75245 [details]
Multipage document for easier testing
Inserting a footer/header in a document make SHIFT+PGDN selection stop randomly. Deleting the footer/header doesn't solve the problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1) Open a multipage document. (See attachment for one.)
2) Press SHIFT+PGDN when at the top of the document. Observe that page selection works.
3) Insert a footer.
4) Try selecting pages with SHIFT+PGDN again, from the top of the document. Observe that page selection stops randomly, regardless of repeated SHIFT+PGDN presses.
5) Delete the footer.
6) SHIFT+PDGN still doesn't work.
thanks for the report.
I've noticed the breaking of selection too, but never spent time to find out what caused it ...
A quick test confirms that inserting a header on the second page, indeed causes the effect. And removing a sort of reverts it.
It's an older problem: started in LibreOffice 3.5.0. And introduced with the (neat) new header/footer funcionality.
I do not see it in 3.5.0 beta (Build ID: ef91e38-b1d4df6-090bcba-45cf606-05891e7)
@Krisztian Can you confirm that selecting with Shift + arrows does work properly?
(platform to all, since I run Ubuntu on x86)
(In reply to comment #2)
> @Krisztian Can you confirm that selecting with Shift + arrows does work
@Cor Yep, Shift+arrows work properly for me, with and without footers.
I have been encountering this bug on OSX release versions 4.1 and 4.2, regardless of headers and footers. The selection always breaks after no greater than two PGDN keypresses.
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still a problem on 188.8.131.52
Speaking with a developer here, he suggests this to be a MAB. It's extremely annoying in selecting.
Will mark as such.
reading good news in https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94679#c4
When that is applied, should be available in daily's soon and give the opportunity to test and backport :)
Unable to reproduce anymore in 4.4.7, 5.0.4 or 5.1. Marking as "Works for me" since various code changes have resolved the problem.