When you have a presentation with many slides and the slides panel on the left, the mouse scroll wheel behaves inconsistently on it. Scrolling down with wheel selects the next slide (as expected), Scrolling up with wheel jumps to the first slide, instead of the previous slide.
Operating System: Ubuntu
Version: 126.96.36.199 release
I do not reproduce with LibreOffice 188.8.131.52.0+ under Ubuntu 14.04 x86-64. The mouse select the slide which is under the pointer, whatever the direction of the scroll with the wheel is.
What happens if you scroll with the mouse wheel, maintaining the pointer in the middle of the slides panel?
Best regards. JBF
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sample slide show which has shown problem
I can also reproduce this behavior, stock LibreOffice Version: 184.108.40.206
Build ID: 420m0 (Build:3) on Ubuntu 14.04.
However, reproducing the bug is REALLY touchy. If I resize the window, or the slide pane, or even just scroll around a bit, I can often cause LibreOffice to revert back to its old behavior. Closing and reopening the slide window sometimes helps the bug manifest, but not reliably. Dragging the slide pane back to its old dimensions sometimes helps, but also not reliably. I find the bug happens more reliably with smaller pane sizes. I once got the slide pane to get "stuck" if you were at the very top, but scrollable elsewhere.
Once, by fullscreening LibreOffice I induced the original bug, then resizing the slide pane gave me the "stuck at top bug", and resizing it one more time put me back in the correct state.
I wish I could give you a recipe to reproduce, but I really don't know what factors are influencing it. Try a different monitor. Try just scrolling around a while and seeing if something bad happens. I do know it happens often enough to be annoying!
I don't understand this talk about scrolling selecting slides: I get no such behavior, it simply scrolls the list.
Or are you talking about slide show? I don't know how to display the list with the slide show.
Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit Version: 220.127.116.11.alpha0+
Build ID: 6b219f012edbe069c461f4e0746898e33fa1dd49
TinderBox: Linux-rpm_deb-x86_64@46-TDF-dbg, Branch:master, Time: 2014-11-25_21:56:46
Difficulty in reproducing is understandable. It already was an intermittently occurring phenomenon. At this point it is not even clear if 4.3.x still carries the bug or if the bug was triggered by some specific machine configuration.
Hope was that, by creating an issue, someone was able to provide a reliable means of triggering the issue.
"scrolling selecting slides"
To be clear, I am only referring to scrolling the pane, not actually changing what slide is being viewed in the main pane.
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I have not reproduced the bug in recent versions of LibO.
All right, thanks for replying! I'll set this to WFM, then.