Issue 128399 - Insert > Special Character - clicking empty cell in Characters Table
Summary: Insert > Special Character - clicking empty cell in Characters Table
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Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: 4.2.0-dev
Hardware: PC Windows 7
: P5 (lowest) Minor (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Reported: 2020-08-04 18:10 UTC by Czesław Wolański
Modified: 2020-08-04 18:10 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT
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2020-08-04 18:10 UTC, Czesław Wolański
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Description Czesław Wolański 2020-08-04 18:10:35 UTC
Created attachment 86971 [details]
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Entry in Help topic "Special Character" says:

  "Click the special character(s) that you want to insert,
   and then click OK."

No mention of inserting character(s) into document via double click
in Characters Table.


1. In AOO Writer choose 'Insert > Special Character'
   ("Special Characters" dialog appears")
2. Choose "Times New Roman" font (if not already chosen)
3. Scroll down the view to the end of Characters Table.
3. Click the last cell with visible character i.e."OBJ".
   ("OBJ" appears in "Characters:" area)
4. Click mouse in any empty cell to the right of "OBJ" cell.
   ("OBJ" character is added to the sequence).
5. Double click in any empty cell to the right of "OBJ" cell.
   The sequence of chosen characters is inserted into document.

Behaviour in point 4. and 5. is unexpected and wrong. Nothing
should be added to the sequence if user clicks an empty cell
(let alone inserting the sequence into document via double click).

Entry in Help topic "Inserting Special Characters" reads:

  "In any text input field (such as the input fields
   in the Find & Replace dialog) you can press Shift+Ctrl+S
   to open the Special Characters dialog."

Following this example and checking "empty cell" issue
proves that:
- double clicking on any cell doesn't work - nothing is inserted
  into input field of "Find & Replace" dialog.
- clicking an empty cell may set the focus (blue background)
  to the cell with gray background (wrong behaviour).

Issue also observed in AOO 4.1.7