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Old 01-07-2020, 09:24 PM   #1
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Split at Cursor sometimes inserts multiple pages??

Hi,

I've used Sigil quite a bit in the past and have updated to the latest version which is really good. One thing that is a bit odd is that sometimes when I press <ctrl><enter> to get a new page (aka 'split at cursor') it gives me anywhere from one to five new pages.

The expected behaviour would be to get one page at a time. Does anyone know how to ensure that multiple pages are not created? It's not the end of the world but it would be nice to understand why sometimes I get more than one page.

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Old 01-07-2020, 09:31 PM   #2
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Yes, this bug was already reported in the Sigil 1.0 Released thread, and already fixed in master. The fix will be in next release.
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Old 01-07-2020, 09:51 PM   #3
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Thanks for the speedy response. It's good to know that this will be fixed in due course.
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In the mean time, you should be able to work around the problem by making sure the file you're splitting is the only tab currently open.
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And if you have to close already opened tab. Please click on the tab you want to delete to bring it up (to make it the active tab) first, *before* closing it.
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Old 01-11-2020, 04:26 AM   #6
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Thanks for the additional hints. I managed to complete the ePub without too much fuss. Knowing that a given behaviour is a but was helpful as it meant not needing to worry about trying to fix it.

Closing and opening tabs has never been a problem as if one closes a tab in error, it is easy enough to re-open it by clicking on the section name on the left hand side.

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Unfortunately, closing a non-active tab is what triggers the creation of multiple pages bug. Always making the tab you want to close the active/current tab before closing it prevents the bug from happening. Again, all of this is already fixed in master and will be in the next release.
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