Lock out kmail when trying to delete text in a 25000 line email

ianseeks bingmybong at btinternet.com
Sat Sep 16 09:48:39 BST 2017

On Friday, 15 September 2017 21:38:20 BST Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Friday 15 September 2017 10:17:35 ianseeks wrote:
> >  Hi
> > 
> > I've got  problem that i cannot seem to escape from.  I replied to the
> > opensuse Tumbleweed automated snapshot email for 201709013 and tried
> > to "snip" out most of it by pressing Ctrl "a" to highlight all the
> > text in one go so i could then just press [Delete]  to remove them
> > all. The problem is that its now gone into some sort of vacuum with
> > the kmail main window and the reply window open but i'm unable to do
> > anything.  Its running at 50% cpu. I cannot kill the reply composer
> > window without killing the main window.  If i do kill the windows and
> > reload kmail both windows open again but i only get the window title
> > bar and the borders of the window.
> In case you didn't know already: A better way to quote only a small part 
> of a mail in your reply is to first select the text that you want to 
> quote and then press reply. This will save you the step to delete the 
> text that you didn't want to quote.
Yes, thanks for the reminder.  i've have used that a few times but completely forgot about it this time.  It still seems an issue though with complete lockout on a ctrl "a" to select all.
> Regards,
> Ingo

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