GEdit - can't select text with keyboard
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 13 19:00:57 UTC 2010
On Sat, 13 Feb 2010 18:41:21 -0000, Johnny Rosenberg
<gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have recently installed Ubuntu 9.10. Before that I had the now very
> old Ubuntu 8.10. With Ubuntu 8.10 GEdit 2.24.0 is the default text
> editor, in Ubuntu 9.10 it is GEdit 2.28.0. My wife still use GEdit
> 2.26.1 on Ubuntu 9.04, so I have three different versions to compare
> to each other.
> I just opened GEdit for the first time since I installed Ubuntu 9.10
> and I noticed that I can no longer select text with Shift+→, Shift+←,
> Shift+↓ etc. It seems like Shift+→, for example, behaves exactly like
> →, that is moving the cursor forwards.
> I just asked my wife to test this on her computer (Ubuntu 9.04, GEdit
> 2.26.1, just like I mentioned above), end Shift+→ works perfectly for
> Is this a difference between GEdit 2.28.0 and 2.26.1 or is there a
> setting that went wrong in my case?
> I can still select text using the mouse, but I find that very
> Johnny Rosenberg
It works on my version of gedit 2.28.0
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