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Bug 74134 - VIEWING: One cannot easily look at all search results
Summary: VIEWING: One cannot easily look at all search results
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
Version:
(earliest affected)
4.1.0.4 release
Hardware: Other All
: low enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
URL:
Whiteboard: BSA
Keywords:
: 92303 128376 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: a11y Find-Search
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Reported: 2014-01-28 02:42 UTC by Tin Man
Modified: 2019-11-08 09:35 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Attachments
Live (as-you-type) search term highlighting in Safari; LibreOffice should aim to implement this (44.86 KB, image/png)
2019-10-25 09:43 UTC, Adolfo Jayme
Details

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Description Tin Man 2014-01-28 02:42:17 UTC
There is currently no way to quickly look through the search results of a query initiated from the find bar.

Ideally, LibreOffice should highlight all the matches as the query is typed into the searchbox, similarly to how Chromium behaves.
Operating System: All
Version: 4.1.0.4 release
Comment 1 Dominique Boutry 2014-01-28 14:59:11 UTC
Please try "Find All" in the "View/Find & Replace" control. Is it OK ?

You specified "...from the find bar..." and "...as the query is typed into the searchbox..." so I wonder whether you look for more. Feel free to detail the enhancement you expect (I think that BZ is not the right place).

Any case, not a bug.
Comment 2 Tin Man 2014-01-28 15:03:30 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> Please try "Find All" in the "View/Find & Replace" control. Is it OK ?

Nope, not what I was getting at.
I meant seeing at a glance what the results are, not selecting all of them.
(For example, see the way Chromium shows search results.)

> 
> You specified "...from the find bar..." and "...as the query is typed into
> the searchbox..." so I wonder whether you look for more. Feel free to detail
> the enhancement you expect (I think that BZ is not the right place).

Bugzilla is certainly a place to file enhancement requests.
(If you don't think so, then what is the right place?)
Comment 3 retired 2014-01-30 23:17:22 UTC
Valid request. And as Mirek2 says: Try chromium to see how it's done properly.
Comment 4 A (Andy) 2014-10-02 09:56:42 UTC
for me this sounds very interesting (reproducible with LO 4.3.2.2, Win 8.1)

marked as enhancement request
Comment 5 Adolfo Jayme 2019-10-25 09:35:58 UTC
*** Bug 128376 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Adolfo Jayme 2019-10-25 09:38:22 UTC
*** Bug 92303 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Adolfo Jayme 2019-10-25 09:43:12 UTC
Created attachment 155300 [details]
Live (as-you-type) search term highlighting in Safari; LibreOffice should aim to implement this
Comment 8 Xisco Faulí 2019-10-31 14:38:06 UTC Comment hidden (off-topic)
Comment 9 Adolfo Jayme 2019-11-04 00:56:32 UTC Comment hidden (off-topic)
Comment 10 Xisco Faulí 2019-11-07 14:52:43 UTC
(In reply to Adolfo Jayme from comment #9)
> Number of duplicates, Xisco! What does the year of reporting has to do with
> anything?

Just 2... anyway, let's the UX Team work on this, they might have a proposal on how to fix it
Comment 11 Heiko Tietze 2019-11-08 09:35:45 UTC
We have a dialog in Calc showing all results (see also bug 88489). Some more convenient and common solution as known from browsers, for example, would be a nice to have, though with low importance. And of course, as you type would be quite cool.