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Re: Bug, TortoiseMerge: Double-click to select and then highlight text copies incorrectly

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:09:00 +0200

On 22.08.2016 15:40, Patrick Quirk wrote:
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Use TortoiseMerge to view the diff of a changed text file.
> 2. In either pane, double-click on any word and then drag the mouse to
> the left to select content to the left (both the double-clicked word and
> content to the left should be selected). This is done by holding the
> mouse button down on the second click of the double-click, then dragging
> to extend the selection.
> 3. Copy the selected text to the clipboard, using any of CTRL+C, the
> ribbon, or context menu.
> 4. In Notepad, paste the clipboard contents.
>
> What should happen:
> All of the selected text -- the double-clicked word and text to the left
> -- should be pasted.
>
> What happens:
> Only the text to the left of the double-clicked word is pasted.

That's actually expected.
When you double-click, the word is marked and selected.
When you then start dragging, the selection is immediately cleared and
started again from where you start dragging.
While the double-clicked word stays marked, it is no longer selected.
You have to select the whole word as well, e.g. by dragging from the end
of the marked word back to the start of the line.

Stefan

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