Bug 14376 - Using Alt+Shift to select a region isn't rendering the region or copying text correctly in OS X 10.7.5
Summary: Using Alt+Shift to select a region isn't rendering the region or copying text...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 4.0.12
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Mike Krüger
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2013-09-02 15:53 UTC by cthrall
Modified: 2013-09-03 00:48 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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2013-09-02 15:54 UTC, cthrall
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Description cthrall 2013-09-02 15:53:34 UTC
If you look at the attached screenshot, you can see that only the first characters on lines 25, 26, and 34 are selected. The cursor was to the right of the brace on line 34. If the cursor was, say, over the column where the "o" in override is on line 25, but on line 34, I'd expect to see the selected rectangle go from the "p" in public on line 25 to that column plus eight characters on line 34.

What could be happening is the select algorithm is limiting the region to the last column on the line. When the "Alt+Shift" modifier is used, I think the algorithm should just pad lines that are shorter than the current column the cursor is over with spaces.
Comment 1 cthrall 2013-09-02 15:54:01 UTC
Created attachment 4769 [details]
Example screenshot
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2013-09-03 00:48:08 UTC
This would require that the caret can move beyond the end of the line

-> Currently unsupported