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asked 2015-08-30 21:51:29 +0200

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I am experiencing a very noticeable (and distracting) lag when typing in Writer. There is a very discernible interval between when a key is pressed and when the character appears on screen. I am using OS X 10.10.5 and LibreOffice Otherwise love LibreOffice but this makes the program unusable for me.

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answered 2015-08-31 17:20:12 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

updated 2015-10-14 17:25:14 +0200

The sole program affected?

5.0.1 is part of the Fresh branch (little-tested software). How about 4.4.5 from the Still branch? (much greater testing) (you should be able to dual-install, if necessary). If that is also affected then it is far more likely to be your Mac that has the issue than LO. If not, then perhaps make a bug report (direct or use the Bug Submission Assistant).

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I have a dual install with 4.4.4006 (LibreOffice Vanilla from the Apple store). LibreOffice Vanilla does not have the same problem.

denningsrogue gravatar imagedenningsrogue ( 2015-08-31 23:56:59 +0200 )edit

I'm experiencing the same lag issue with Writer in, having just migrated from 4.3.5. I'm on Windows 7 Home. I've submitted a bug report to Bugzilla.

LibreOfficeUser15923 gravatar imageLibreOfficeUser15923 ( 2015-09-20 17:39:54 +0200 )edit

@LibreOfficeUser15923 what's the link to the bug report?

Same problem here on (Win7). Especially AutoHotKey scripts are now broken, because off the lag ..

MatthijsG gravatar imageMatthijsG ( 2015-10-14 12:47:54 +0200 )edit

same issue here, I though I'd suddenly become dyslexic. No other application has this problem. Problem seems to be linked to language, it works OK if I type in English but if i type in French "J'ai cru devenir fou" (I thought I'd become crazy) I get "j'ai cru edvenir fou" (1st attempt) "j'ai cru deevnir fou" (2d attempt) unworkable... Mac OSX 10.11.3 (El Capitan) - Libre Office Version: Build ID: 2b9802c1994aa0b7dc6079e128979269cf95bc78 Locale : fr-FR (fr.UTF-8)

jjmeric gravatar imagejjmeric ( 2016-03-20 15:10:06 +0200 )edit

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