[squeak-dev] Re: 0007439: Selection in Trunk text editors does
not extend correctly
juan at jvuletich.org
Fri Feb 26 15:25:21 UTC 2010
Andreas Raab wrote:
> On 2/26/2010 2:27 PM, Balázs Kósi wrote:
>>> I'm not sure what's wrong with shift-click selection to begin with.
>>> It seems
>>> tp work perfectly fine for me. Perhaps a platform issue? I'm on
>> It happens under both mac and windows for me:
>> Open a Workspace. Type aaa bbb. Position the cursor in aaa.
>> Hold down shift, click on bbb. aaa gets selected, instead of
>> selecting from the cursor to the character you clicked.
> Got it, thanks. (I had accidentally used an old workspace that still
> had a TextMorphEditor installed)
> Only Juan could say for sure if there was some intention behind
> changing this but this is clearly broken so my take on it would be to
> fix it first and ask questions later :-) It's easily undone if it
> turns out not to be the preferred choice of fixing it but I can see
> how that might be annoying.
> - Andreas
:) The reason for that change is to support the 'tap and wait' gesture
to open the menu in Cuis. This is good for pen computers and 1-button
mice, and having to move a bit the mouse to extend selection doesn't
sound that bad to me. Anyway, 'tap and wait' is not working in Squeak,
so it might make sense to reverse it.
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