Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 110515
Select-by-word crosses newlines
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:05 EDT
The default select-by-word behaviour in gnome-terminal sometimes
crosses newlines, which it should never do unless you've added a
newline char to the list of select-by-word chars.
So, for example, if I have...
[msoulier@sme60build ServiceLink-spamfiltering]$ rpmsearch
In my terminal, and I select the path to the rpm file, it includes the
"ServiceLink-spamfiltering" text on the previous line, which is
obviously not what I intended.
Select by word should not cross newline boundaries unless I drag the
mouse across them myself. Any other terminal I've used does this
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