Author Topic: Selecting block with cursor adds extra column.  (Read 654 times)

Mike M

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Selecting block with cursor adds extra column.
« on: October 21, 2015, 07:53:26 pm »
For this problem you have to deselect "Shift+Cursor always char select" in:
Tools > Options > Editing > Selections.

In CUA emulation:
Hold down Shift and then press Cursor Left followed by Cursor Up.
Expected result: You should get a 2x1 block.
Actual result: You get a 2x2 block.
The block is extended to the right to include an extra column.

I think this is a regression problem in V20.
I think it is OK in V19.

Clark

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Re: Selecting block with cursor adds extra column.
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2015, 11:35:13 pm »
We will put in a fix for this but it will only handle the sunny day scenario (fixed font in non-Unicode file). Keep in mind that versions prior to v20 don't support column selections in anything but a fixed font file. It's not possible to support this for proportional fonts.

The better solution is to use non-inclusive block selections which are now available in v20. Then you can get the operation you want for any type of file and any font!