[kde-linux] Deleting the Selection

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Thu Jul 9 09:51:19 UTC 2009

Duncan wrote:
> "Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <bss at iguanasuicide.net> posted
> 200907081708.20234.bss at iguanasuicide.net, excerpted below, on  Wed, 08 Jul
> 2009 17:08:14 -0500:
>> Please take a moment and try these simple steps:
>>  1. Start konsole
>>  2. Start konqueror
>>  3. Navigate to anywhere.
>>  4. Double-click the address bar to select all the text there.
>>  5. Click on the konsole window.
>>  6. Click on the konqueror window.
>> WTF! The address fscking disappeared!
> You didn't mention your kde version.  It matters.  See below:
> See the current ongoing "Qt 4.5.2 - no clipboard function" thread.  
> Apparently, there's a select-paste bug, possibly more than one, that is 
> seems to be qt related.  qt 4.5.1 had intermittent issues, 4.5.2 is much 
> worse.  At least one person had some success downgrading from 4.5.2 back 
> to 4.5.1, where it at least worked part of the time.  Thus, if it's not a 
> qt bug directly, it does at least seem to be qt related in some way.
> That's assuming kde 4.x.  You didn't say.  If you're still on 3.5.x for 
> your working system, as I am, it's a different issue, as that uses the 
> older qt 3.x series, which isn't implicated yet.  So you may have some 
> luck switching back to kde 3.5, provided of course you are either 
> compiling from source or your binary provider is carrying both versions.  
> (I'm on Gentoo, which allows parallel installation of both 3.5.x and 4.x.)

Actually, the original poster mentioned using KDE 4.2.x ...

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