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

Submitter:  Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Submitted:  Wed 05 Feb 2014 10:57:34 PM UTC
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  * Open
Release:  * dev Operating 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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