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Look up "[word]" doesn't work past page 1 on multi-page docs

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I've tried this on several docs both old and newly created in the most recent beta version (312). And here's what I did in the new docs:

  1. create new document. 
  2. paste in some text in a text object.
  3. double-click on a word to highlight it.
  4. Right-click on the word and choose the "look up '[word]'" menu item (where [word] is the word that's highlighted.)
  5. IF you're on the first page of your document, then this will work. IF you're on the second (or later) page, this kitty won't purr

I don't know if this has anything to do with a second monitor (which I use and have the navigation and textural palettes on, btw). But I do think this is a urgent bug to attend to, as most documents will start off with a cover or something. I wouldn't have noticed this if it wasn't for the other look up bug report; as I usually write my prose in a word processor and then copy-paste the script into a text object. so it's already been proofread by the app (Pages) and the spousal unit (Janet) and nothing gets flagged once in Publisher.

Anyway, I don't see the need to attach files or anything like that, I copied the text from a plain old TXT file and rendered it in Publisher in Courier. 

Anything I can supply, just let me know and I'll try to provide 'em as soon as I am able.


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From what I've seen this seems to be more related to how much of the pasteboard is visible, it seems to work on other pages for me but I have to zoom out.

If any page is completely in view it doesn't seem to work.

I've logged this, thanks for reporting it.


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thanks Jon! 


2014 iMac, 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i7, Secondary Samsung SyncMaster B2430 display, 16GB RAM, MacOS10.12 || Magic keyboard w/numeric keypad, wireless trackpad, Kengsington Edge Trackball, Wacom Pro Large tablet || Flux Capacitor in a secure location

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Just tested it out on the same pesky document and the lookup word works on the 4 interior pages I checked and on the title (first) page. So thanks so much, I'd consider this issue "solved"

 

I've used Pagemaker (back in the day) and a number of other Desktop publisher apps and Publisher is the best I've used. Affinity took the science of desktop publishing and put it into this app so all I have to worry about is the art of design. Thanks, again!


2014 iMac, 3.5 Ghz Intel Core i7, Secondary Samsung SyncMaster B2430 display, 16GB RAM, MacOS10.12 || Magic keyboard w/numeric keypad, wireless trackpad, Kengsington Edge Trackball, Wacom Pro Large tablet || Flux Capacitor in a secure location

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