Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 189596
Skipping key strokes
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:31 EST
Description of problem: When type information into an openoffice page, the key
stroke will randomly skip to locations on the page, causing numerous typos and
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. begin typing
This problem also occures with thunderbird and firefox, so I think it is related
Thats sounds really really really unusual, does it happen with any other
applications, e.g. gedit.
Are you using KDE or GNOME ?
It almost sounds like spurious mouse events being generated from somewhere to
me, maybe even a broken mouse.
sorry, you already said it happened with thunderbird/firefox
Not OOo specific. Spurious mouse clicks I suspect.
I am using gnome. I do not been able to reproduce this problem with the gedit.
It seems to only effect OpenOffice, Thunderbird, FireFox, and I also had a
problem with ymessanger. Since it was associated with the first three apps, I
always thought it had something to do with Java, but never determined the actual
Unable to reproduce locally.