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Hour glass lag 5 seconds per character when I try to type in body (near footnotes).

asked 2018-11-20 05:43:36 +0200

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updated 2018-11-21 20:01:07 +0200

I'm using writer (Windows 7, 64). The document is only 10 pages long. When I try to type in the main body of document at the bottom of page or top of page (above or just below footnotes), it lags (showing the hourglass) about 5 seconds per every character typed. (This does not happen when I type anywhere else within the body of the page away from the footnote area). Update: Turning on the view setting "hide whitespace" has helped.

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answered 2018-11-21 08:09:39 +0200

You are likely to hit some corner case of layout, when Writer has hard time deciding which text should go to next page near a dynamic area at the bottom of the page. If you can provide a test document, it would be useful to create a bug report for this case. A workaround would be to temporarily insert a page break before the paragraph that gives you the trouble, finish its contents, and then remove the break.

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