bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #41472, command window prompt could allow...


bug #41472: command window prompt could allow text selection via keyboard

Submitted by:  Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Submitted on:  Wed 05 Feb 2014 10:57:34 PM UTC  
Category: GUISeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: ConfirmedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Any

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Tue 14 Mar 2017 01:02:17 AM UTC, comment #3:

Another useful keybindings being discarded is Ctrl+Right and Ctrl+Left to skip whole words in the Command Window.

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Fri 07 Mar 2014 03:24:16 AM UTC, comment #2:

No, this is not Windows specific.

I would actually expect Shift-Arrow keys to be passed on to the terminal for readline to handle, but that is actually not the case in our command window. Neither Shift-Arrow key or Ctrl-Shift-Arrow key seem to do anything on the Linux command window, the key combination isn't even passed to the terminal. It just seems to be discarded.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Fri 07 Mar 2014 03:15:35 AM UTC, comment #1:

could anyone pls confirm whether this is MS Windows-specific?

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Wed 05 Feb 2014 10:57:34 PM UTC, original submission:

e.g., shift-left_arrow would select previous character.

I think e.g. ctrl-shift-left (to select previous word) would be more of a keybinding issue, but this simple shift-arrows_keys seems a more basic issue.

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>


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