[kde-linux] [opensuse-kde] Re: Deleting the Selection

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 10 12:51:43 UTC 2009

On Friday 10 July 2009 02:39:54 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> In <200907091100.49114.bss at iguanasuicide.net>, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> >In <200907090118.35505.shaforostoff at kde.ru>, Nick Shaforostoff wrote:
> >>On Четверг 09 июля 2009 01:08:14 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> >>> A. (Must be a KMail user)
> >>>    1. Start kmail or kontact.  (If using kontact, switch to the Mail
> >>> component.)
> >>>    2. Choose "Settings" -> "Configure KMail..." from the Menu Bar.
> >>>    3. Click on any identity.
> >>>    4. Prepare your eyes, you must watch the next dialog quickly.
> >>>    5. Click "Modify..."
> >>>
> >>> OMGWTF! It auto-selected and deleted my "Full Name".
> >>>
> >>> Again, can anyone confirm?  Perhaps this is fixed in 4.3; I'm still
> >>> using 4.2.x on both openSUSE and Debian.
> >>
> >>i can't.
> >>does this reproducible for you on your both machines?
> >
> >I'm thinking it must be some hidden configuration issue.  I'll try
> > creating a new user and seeing if the behavior persists.  I will report
> > back.
> I created a brand-new user.  Then, I logged in to KDE 4.2 on the openSUSE
> machine.  I was greeted with the new-user information about SUSE and KDE
> 4.2.  I closed that window.
> I opened konqueror, and browsed to www.google.com.
> I opened konsole.
> I double-clicked in the konqueror address bar to select all that text.
> I clicked the konsole window.
> I clicked the konqueror window.
> My selection was DELETED!
> So, I can confirm it is NOT one of my personal user settings.
> I'm thinking I should file a bug @ bugs.kde.org.  Does anyone have any
> suggestions for what I need to include in the bug report?
> I can reproduce this *perfectly*.  It happens *every* time mouse focus
> changes and I have sometime selected in an editable field.  This extends to
> the KMail compose window, so it is not *just* a QLineEdit/KLineEdit
> problem.

I can only say that if only you are experiencing it, it's unlikely to be a KDE 
bug.  Surely someone else would have seen it?

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