Bug, feature, or just something I need to program around?
marksmithhfx at gmail.com
Wed May 12 04:03:42 EDT 2021
Hi Alex, what sequence are you trying to do that won’t work? If you tab into a field and then cmd-arrow (right or left) I think it restores the “selection” behavior you are looking for ie. you can then shift-cmd-right or left to select the chars. Would that be a work-around?
> On May 11, 2021, at 9:22 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> In a LC single line field (MacOS), the keys shift-cmd-rightarrow will select from the current position to the end of the line, and add that to the selection.
> BUT if I TAB into the field the cursor is initially at the start of the field and the key sequence above will move the cursor to the end *without* selecting the characters.
> At that point, shift-cmd-leftarrow will move it back to the start, still without selecting any characters. But if you do "something else" (e.g. left arrow, insert a char, delete a char, ...) then normal behaviour resumes. If you click into the field, everything behaves itself.
> Feels to me like a bug, but I'd be happy to be corrected.
> And, if I need to - any suggestions how I could script around it ?
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