[wingide-users] Drag and Copy

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Tue Jul 12 08:44:24 EDT 2005


On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Sheila King wrote:
> >From 4.11 of the User's Manual for WingIDE:
> "Select a range of text and drag it using the drag and drop feature 
> (pressing shift before dropping will move text rather than copy it) "
> 
> Is there any way to modify this "feature"? It is counter to any GUI text 
> editor I have used previously on Mac or Windows (and I've dabbled with GUI 
> on Linux, and certainly don't recall this behavior).
> 
> I'd prefer if drag without the shift key simply moved the text rather than 
> copied it.

There isn't a way to alter this right now, but it's on our list to be 
fixed.  It's defined in the underlying GUI toolkit but we want to 
change it to work in the more standard/expected way by default.

- Stephan



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