Bug 2697 - Cannot copy message box text
Summary: Cannot copy message box text
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: Lowest normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2011-12-30 03:05 UTC by Jonathan Allen
Modified: 2012-01-06 16:20 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Jonathan Allen 2011-12-30 03:05:58 UTC
Description of Problem:

When a message box appears I often need to copy the message it contains. Normally in Windows one simply presses control-C and the contents of the message is copied onto the clipboard. In MonoDevelop, nothing happens.
Comment 1 Jonathan Allen 2011-12-30 03:09:17 UTC
Here is an example of how it behaves in Visual Studio.

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Microsoft Visual Studio
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EXCEPTION: Mono.Debugging.Soft.DisconnectedException: The connection with the debugger has been lost. The target application may have exited.
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OK   
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Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2012-01-05 15:27:39 UTC
MonoDevelop's exception dialogs do allow copying the text, but require you to select the text first.
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2012-01-06 15:49:30 UTC
Implemented this for MacOS
Comment 4 Jeffrey Stedfast 2012-01-06 16:20:49 UTC
Implemented on Linux and Windows now too.