Description of problem:
When composing a new message, double clicking on a word selects it, but then keeping the mouse button pressed on the second click and dragging to select more than one word, the selection reverts to character-mode.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All the time
Works in the more simple text editor, like when creating a new event, this behaviour works as expected.
Thanks for a bug report. Evolution is moving to a WebKit-based message composer, which behaves in a way you suggest. This is part of the current development version, 3.13.5, which will be included in Fedora 22.
Same as for bug #1127271, it's nice to know this will be fixed in a year but for now, people are still stuck with an under-performing composer (to put it nicely).
Reassigning to gtkhtml3 with hope this can be fixed.
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