new find-dialog in 2.4.0-alpha3 may lead to unintentional deletion of text

Jürgen Spitzmüller spitz at
Thu Apr 8 10:16:55 UTC 2021

Am Donnerstag, dem 08.04.2021 um 12:05 +0200 schrieb Micha H. Werner:
> using the new find-dialog in 2.4.0-alpha3 may lead to the unintended
> deletion of the terms searched for: 
> strg-f -- enter search term -- hit enter often enough --> at some
> point, the focus shifts from the search menu to the document itself
> and
> the highlighted text is replaced by a new paragraph.
> it would be less dangerous if the focus would stay within the search
> menu as was the case in earlier versions of lyx.

This is caused by the "Start from beginning" dialog and there seems to
be no way to avoid the focus change (or force re-focusing); at least I
have not found any. However, if you check "Wrap" the dialog does not
appear and the focus stays within the dialog.


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