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How to make writer stop following field references when clicked

asked 2015-09-03 19:07:07 +0200

luiz_borges gravatar image

updated 2015-09-04 01:15:22 +0200

When I set a field reference in writer, it creates a hyperlink that goes directly to the target when clicked.

This is bad because if I click on it by accident it moves the cursor and there is no shortcut to come back to where I was before clicking it.

How to prevent that? Or at least, how to go back to the field location?

Here is a sample file that demonstrates my problem. Clicking on the fields moves the cursos directly to the referenced part (and you have no way to go back): C:\fakepath\cross-reference linking.odt

PS: Is there a way to remove a reference created with "Set Reference"?

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answered 2015-09-03 22:54:24 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

updated 2015-09-04 02:30:07 +0200

The solutions could be to insert the bookmarks as hyperlinks.

Create the bookmark as usual.

Menu/Inser/Hyperllink [Ctrl+K] image description

Edited 20150905 Menu/Tools/LibreOffice/Security/Security Options and Warnings/Option - Ctrl-clikc required to follow hyperlinks, doesn't solve the situation.

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This is not the case, the "hyperlink" I mentioned is the one created by field that cross-reference a reference/title/bookmark. Those fields when clicked go straight to the target.

luiz_borges gravatar imageluiz_borges ( 2015-09-03 22:59:54 +0200 )edit
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Please could you share a sample file as minimal as possible. (Voted your question, so you can upload it here)

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2015-09-04 00:44:43 +0200 )edit

Done, I updated the question.

luiz_borges gravatar imageluiz_borges ( 2015-09-04 01:16:00 +0200 )edit

I'm not inserting bookmarks, I'm inserting cross-references to page numbers, hyperlinks don't work in that case.

luiz_borges gravatar imageluiz_borges ( 2015-09-04 03:09:21 +0200 )edit

Looking in the help seems that the main difference is that bookmarks are respected exporting to HMTL while references not. https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/C...

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2015-09-04 16:08:28 +0200 )edit

m.a.riosv, my problem is not related to HTML, bookmarks or references, but to the click to follow cross-references (in may case it is cross-references to titles, but the same problem occurs with any kind of reference).

luiz_borges gravatar imageluiz_borges ( 2015-09-04 19:08:18 +0200 )edit
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