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Adding slection using keyboard F8+Shift does not work in Writer

Hello,

I am new to the community. So Hello together. Might be the case that I will nerve you guys for the next few months cause I just switched to Libre and plan to write my thesis with it.

Well is this a known bug in Writer? When I try adding selection it does not work. I do it like describes in the docs:

1) Select the first piece of text. (For more information about keyboard selection of text, see the topic “Navigating and selecting with the keyboard” in the Help.) 2) Press Shift+F8 . This puts Writer in “Adding selection” mode 3) Use the arrow keys to move to the start of the next piece of text to be selected. Hold down the Shift key and select the next piece of text. 4) Repeat as often as required

I experience two different behaviors. First, add one selection to the first one, so I have two selections. But when I want to add a third selection, everything deselects, though I am still in adding mode as the status bar tells me. Second, sometimes I can't even add a second selection. While having selected the first part and being in adding mode, the selection just gets lost while I navigate with the cursor keys through text.

I am using Win 8.1 and Libre Version: 4.4.4.3 both English language Version

Anyway something seems strange about that and I have not figured a pattern when aforementioned behavior one or two happen. Either of those two It just happens.

Hope someone could help me out here. I just went Libre, but that little error is frustrating right now.

Regards

Matthias

Adding slection using keyboard F8+Shift does not work in Writer

Hello,

I am new to the community. So Hello together. Might be the case that I will nerve you guys for the next few months cause I just switched to Libre and plan to write my thesis with it.

Well is this a known bug in Writer? When I try adding selection it does not work. I do it like describes in the docs:

1) Select the first piece of text. (For more information about keyboard selection of text, see the topic “Navigating and selecting with the keyboard” in the Help.) 2) Press Shift+F8 . This puts Writer in “Adding selection” mode 3) Use the arrow keys to move to the start of the next piece of text to be selected. Hold down the Shift key and select the next piece of text. 4) Repeat as often as required

I experience two different behaviors. First, add one selection to the first one, so I have two selections. But when I want to add a third selection, everything deselects, though I am still in adding mode as the status bar tells me. Second, sometimes I can't even add a second selection. While having selected the first part and being in adding mode, the selection just gets lost while I navigate with the cursor keys through text.

I am using Win 8.1 and Libre Version: 4.4.4.3 both English language Version

Anyway something seems strange about that and I have not figured a pattern when aforementioned behavior one or two happen. Either of those two It just happens.

Hope someone could help me out here. I just went Libre, but that little error is frustrating right now.

Regards

Matthias