Libreoffice slows to a crawl

asked 2017-12-21 03:26:50 +0100

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In working on a writer document that contains a large number of photographs, the operations slow to a glacial pace. Moving the photographs, or typing in new text take many seconds to execute--5 to 10 seconds or even 30, to move the cursor with a tab key, for example. Each keystroke produces the spinning beachball (I'm working on an iMac 21.5 desktop machine) which spins for 5-30 seconds.

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