Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 67432
Select/Copy from konsole sometimes doesn't highlight text
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:43:37 EDT
Description of Problem:
When selecting text from a konsole window (either by double-clicking a word
with the left mouse button or by holding the left button down while
dragging) does not leave the text highlighted (as it normally does),
although it may flash for a brief instant, leaving the user very confused
about whether or not he/she successfully selected the text. If you then
attempt to paste the text elsewhere you will find that it was correctly
selected even though it didn't look like it.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Intermittent. Only happens a few percent of the time, and I haven't
noticed any particular pattern or cause.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select a word in a konsole by doubleclicking. Does it remain
This bug is reported against old release of Red Hat Linux or Fedora Core
that is no longer supported. Chances are that it has been already fixed in
newer Fedora Core release. If you still experience the problem with
current release of Fedora Core, please update the Version field (you may
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back to NEW state.
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Closing as CANTFIX.