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bug #52716: drag and drop text from within editor doesn't work

Submitted by:  Marshall <marsian>
Submitted on:  Thu 21 Dec 2017 06:44:40 PM UTC  
 
Category: GUISeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Regression
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: MarsianOpen/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Microsoft Windows

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Thu 21 Dec 2017 06:44:40 PM UTC, original submission:

If I select text in the editor and try to drag it to another location in the same window, the text will not be moved and there is a 'disallowed' icon that comes up will dragging. This worked in 4.2.1. It is effectively a 'cut and paste' operation when it works.

Maybe this is a 'feature' added since 4.2.1, and if so, then I'd like an option in the preferences to allow drag and drop of text within the editor.

Marshall <marsian>

 

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