GEdit - can't select text with keyboard
spamtrap at arumes.com
Sun Feb 14 01:06:40 UTC 2010
On Sat, 13 Feb 2010 12:17:11 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Robert Spanjaard wrote:
>> On Sat, 13 Feb 2010 19:41:21 +0100, Johnny Rosenberg 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
>> Seems to be a setting somewhere. I'm using the same version of Ubuntu/
>> gedit, but the keyboard selection still works.
> Yes if you start gedit and then select help they tell you all
> about setting up keyboard selection at least on 10.04
Thanks for your 'help'. Now get lost.
Regards, Robert http://www.arumes.com
More information about the ubuntu-users