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Bug 72625 - Whenever highlight function is used, page jumps around depending on where the mouse moves
Summary: Whenever highlight function is used, page jumps around depending on where the...
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64) Linux (All)
: medium minor
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-12-12 02:52 UTC by m_pianoplunkster
Modified: 2017-07-12 20:20 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description m_pianoplunkster 2013-12-12 02:52:19 UTC
I have been highlighting material in my document by first clicking the highlight icon in the toolbar, then selecting the desired text with the pointer. (I don't like doing select then click because then I have to re-click the highlight button every time). I've been using both the trackpad and a bluetooth mouse, and this problem has been consistent with both. When I move the pointer, the page moves as well! I notice that a dashed bar is showing up in the text close to where the pointer is located-- it doesn't blink like the cursor, but it's in approximately the same location where the cursor would be.
Comment 1 l.croft.1111 2014-02-06 16:05:10 UTC
Similar problem for me in release.

When I try to "un-highlight/un-color" an emty line the mouse pointer gets replaced with a "fill-area" symbol and the page starts jumping around.
Comment 2 sophie 2014-02-11 15:48:47 UTC
I can reproduce that the movements of the highlighting cursor are making the page move each time you move this cursor. When clicking again to disable it the text move to the top. 
Build ID: 05dceb5d363845f2cf968344d7adab8dcfb2ba71
Setting on New - Sophie
Comment 3 Joel Madero 2015-05-02 15:44:38 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 4 m_pianoplunkster 2015-05-07 20:55:10 UTC
The bug still seems to be present on the most recent version of Libre Office ( I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04.
Comment 5 QA Administrators 2016-09-20 09:38:22 UTC
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