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Re: Copying lines of code in TortoiseMerge

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 10:31:16 +0100

On 26.01.2011 17:10, Dale McCoy wrote:
> Under certain circumstances, TortoiseMerge does not copy selected
> lines to the clipboard when asked to do so. None of<Ctrl-C>,
> Edit->Copy or [context menu]->Copy work.
>
> Reproduction:
> 1) Delete any line in a file, other than the first.
> 2) Use TortoiseMerge to diff the modified file.
> 3) On the right side, select the line before the deleted line by
> dragging from the left end of that line to the unnumbered line
> immediately below it.
> 4) Attempt to copy the selection.
> 5) Observe that the clipboard remains unmodified.
>
> It appears that any selection ending on an unnumbered line will not
> get copied correctly.
>
> The workaround is simple, but not (to my mind) particularly intuitive.
> Instead of dragging to the immediately following line, drag to the
> immediately following *numbered* line.
> Alternatively, drag to the right end of the line, but this does not
> copy the carriage return.

This works properly with the latest nightly build from trunk. So it will
be fixed once 1.7 comes out.

Stefan

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