Bug 82735 - Select whole word by mouse omits the following space
Summary: Select whole word by mouse omits the following space
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other All
: medium enhancement
Assignee: Not Assigned
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Reported: 2014-08-17 16:09 UTC by strategic_1
Modified: 2014-08-18 16:41 UTC (History)
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MS Office Word, when word is double clicked (78.64 KB, image/jpeg)
2014-08-17 18:23 UTC, retired

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Description strategic_1 2014-08-17 16:09:38 UTC
When using Libre Office's word processor, Write, I have found (for years) that when I highlight then, delete a word or words, it does the delete, but also leaves an extra blank space behind. This then, necessitates my having to delete the space the program left before I can continue typing. Annoying.
Comment 1 retired 2014-08-17 18:22:28 UTC
OSX 10.9.4, LO 4.3.1RC1 confirmed


LO actually does what we tell it to (remove the word) and since there is a space in front of the word and afterwards, after the word is gone, two spaces are left.

While this is somewhat logical, it's very unpractical.

Word does select the space behind the word, if you double click the word. LO behaves differently and indeed only selects the word, resulting in the behavior described in this bugs description.
Comment 2 retired 2014-08-17 18:23:42 UTC
Created attachment 104770 [details]
MS Office Word, when word is double clicked