Bug 74438 - Find bar in Writer/Calc: close when Esc is pressed even when focus is outside the bar
Summary: Find bar in Writer/Calc: close when Esc is pressed even when focus is outside...
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: UI (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) Master
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-02-03 12:58 UTC by Stefan Knorr (astron)
Modified: 2015-05-06 14:23 UTC (History)
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Description Stefan Knorr (astron) 2014-02-03 12:58:36 UTC
When the Find bar is open and the main window is focused, pressing Esc should always close the search bar.
The current behaviour is to only close the search bar when pressing Esc when the bar is also focused.
However, this is often not the case, as the workflow is like this:
+ User opens Find bar
+ User types the word to find
+ User finds it, selects it/works with it
+ User remembers the Find bar is still open, but now it is not selected anymore
Comment 1 A (Andy) 2014-09-20 13:52:15 UTC
Is this issue still present and prevailing?  
I am working with LO and there the FIND BAR is in the toolbar at the bottom.  Why should I close it, if it is no new small Search Window on the main window?  Or is there maybe a misunderstanding from my side?
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-04-01 14:47:22 UTC
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