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Want to delete content by move in Navigator, and Shift+left-click to extend text selection, but cursor moves when jump to heading in Navigator. [closed]

asked 2013-02-12 03:52:00 +0200

Jeff Kang gravatar image

updated 2013-02-12 03:54:44 +0200

Is it possible to jump to a bookmark or heading without moving the cursor? I'm currently reading the Libreoffice documentation .odt, and I would like to delete the sections that I'm probably not going to reread in the near future. I want to delete from the heading, “Quick printing”, to heading, “Exporting to PDF”. I open the Navigator, and double-click on “Quick printing”:

My cursor jumps to the heading (it's to the left of the "Q"):

From this point, I need to extend the text selection all the way down to the “Exporting to PDF” heading.

I'd like to do this by moving to the heading, and pressing Shift+left-click (consecutive/contiguous selection). However, I don't know any way to easily move to “Exporting to PDF” without also moving the cursor there.

Any possibilities? Thanks.

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answered 2014-01-31 03:03:21 +0200

ROSt52 gravatar image

To the best of my knowledge this is not possible. I tried it once myself. I recommend to file and enhancement request via the bug report site: https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/bug/

or add a comment to

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=58105

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Bugs fdo#54834 (select multiple entries) and fdo#64470 (double-click in Navigator to select content) are also related enhancement requests.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2014-01-31 07:23:50 +0200 )edit

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