[wingide-users] Involuntary copies

Michael Hipp Michael at Hipp.com
Wed Oct 25 09:55:58 MDT 2006


Wingware Support wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Oct 2006, Rex Turnbull wrote:
>> My WingIDE sometimes likes to copy a few lines even though I didn't intend to
>> do this. Happens especially often when I click in the editor window to bring
>> the input focus back to WingIDE from another program.
>>
>> I think this has to do with the mark, drag 'n copy functionality. Is there a
>> threshold number of pixels I can set before WingIDE recognizes a 'drag'
>> command?
> 
> Can you let me know what version of Wing you're using?  Also, is 
> this a new/recent problem?  I'm wondering if recent changes to 
> default drag and drop behaviors has somehow brought this out, or 
> whether it's a long-standing problem.

I'm not the OP, but for me it is a longstanding problem. Personally I find 
drag-n-drop to be a villainous feature and too easily activated on accident. I 
much prefer the more deliberate cut and paste.

Or it could be that I'm just a Luddite.

Michael


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