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Prevent Writer from jumping to cursor position on save

asked 2019-12-22 08:39:52 +0100

amrbekhit gravatar image


I'm using LibreOffice 6.3.32 (Build ID: 1:6.3.3-0ubuntu0.19.10.1).

I've noticed that when working with a document in Writer, the view will jump to wherever the cursor is every time I save the document, which can be quite inconvenient.

Is there any way to turn this off?

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Can't confirm this behavior on Ubuntu 19.10 and LibreOffice - the view is unchanged on "Save" (regardless of clicking Save icon or using menu File -> Save or shortcut STRG+S). On File-> Open cursor is on beginning of first paragraph).

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-12-22 13:46:11 +0100 )edit

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answered 2019-12-22 10:03:05 +0100

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This doesn't happen if you save the document in Microsoft Word format. At least this is my experience.

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... while it is absolutely not recommended to use foreign formats by default.

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-12-22 11:37:09 +0100 )edit

You're right - this seems to be specific to the document I was working on. I also can't replicate it on other documents.

amrbekhit gravatar imageamrbekhit ( 2019-12-22 15:06:52 +0100 )edit
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