[MonoDevelop] Mouse selection and copy

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 17:22:12 EDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 4:31 PM, Matt Calder <mvcalder at gmail.com> wrote:
> All,
>    Monodevelop seems to have different behavior with regard to the
> middle mouse button than I am used to. It is a minor annoyance but I
> was wondering if there was a setting I could set to make it behave in
> the way I want.
>    When I select with the mouse using the left button, and then
> left-click at the site I want to paste, the selection disappears, and
> so, no pasting occurs. Emacs, gnome-terminal, and Firefox all react
> differently. When one selects with the mouse, and left-clicks on the
> destination, then middle mouse clicks to paste, the selection is still
> remembered, and the paste occurs.
>    Moreover, the active point does not follow the paste in
> Monodevelop. In the above mentioned programs, after the successful
> paste, the cursor is at the end of the pasted text. In Monodevelop it
> is at the end of the original selection.
>    What I find happening in Monodevelop is that I am unintentionally
> erasing the original selected text as I proceed to type expecting the
> cursor to have moved.
>    I don't see a preference setting for this, is there one? Is it
> possible to get this behavior by other means? Thanks,

Please file a bug report.

Michael Hutchinson

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