Rubber band triggered on context view [patch/hack]

Seb Ruiz ruiz at
Tue Nov 6 11:33:02 GMT 2007

On 06/11/2007, Alex Merry <huntedhacker at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 Nov 2007, Seb Ruiz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > There is an annoying bug which causes the rubber band selection to be
> > shown after the desktop context menu is shown in plasma. If you are
> > like me, you'll find this very annoying, especially as the view does
> > not correctly redraw itself afterwards.
> >
> > The provided patch is more of a hack than anything. It simply
> > intercepts mouse events and disables the selection drawing until
> > after the mouse event has been processed. I am fully aware that it is
> > not an acceptable patch and it does not respect many things. It is
> > provided merely for convenience to be used at your leisure.
> >
> > If anybody has any suggestions on the correct way to solve this
> > problem I'd be happy to work on it.
> Are you using the latest Qt (4.3.2)?  I had that problem before, but
> updating qt-copy solved it for me.

Probably not since it takes about 3 weeks to check out qt-copy using https.

Thanks for the pointer.

Seb Ruiz

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