Switching between windows while typing impossible [closed]

asked 2016-03-18 15:58:59 +0100

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updated 2020-09-01 20:30:04 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image


I have problem with LibreOffice ( on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I am typing something in Calc in a cell, I do want to switch over other documents (e.g. a Writer document) to check what is there. Then I come back to Calc windows to continue writing. For switching between windows I use Alt-Tab combination. The problem is that if I switch between LibreOffice Calc and other softwares, then I can continue writing in the cell, as it remains active. However, if I switch between LibreOffice Calc and Writer, then the cell becomes inactive. Typing will then replace previous content. A user in this case expects to continue to type. Do you think, there is an option for this, or is this a bug?


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