text frame selection

Heiko Tietze tietze.heiko at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 08:57:25 UTC 2018

The respective ticket is https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94223 <https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=94223> (and maybe some other too)

> Am 26.10.2018 um 10:45 schrieb Michael Meeks <michael.meeks at collabora.com>:
> Hi Armin,
> 	Is there a good reason why - when you are in a slide - and you click
> inside a text box to edit; the frame is not selected such that you
> cannot see it, or grab its handles, or resize / move it around easily ?
> even being aware it is there is not trivial.
> 	The behavior here is somewhat unexpected and unfamiliar to me. Of
> course after some years of suffering (a bit at least) - I happen to know
> that in order to re-position the text it is necessary to click around
> above the top-most text - trying to guess where the hit-area is in order
> to select the text frame, and then you can move it around but ... ;-)
> Empirically this is not true for most people - some are not good at
> guessing the location of invisible frames.
> 	Is there any particularly good reason for that ? I hate to see
> customers complain about this ;-) and presumably the fix is not terribly
> hard, but ... I thought you might have some insight into the historic
> thinking here ! =)
> 	Thanks !
> 		Michael.
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