Bug 61198 - [Papercut] Double clicking a Label causes the cursor caret to go to the beginning of the text instead of highlighting it all
Summary: [Papercut] Double clicking a Label causes the cursor caret to go to the begin...
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS Designer ()
Version: 4.8.0 (15.5)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal minor
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Pavel Yakovlev
URL:
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2018-01-31 18:13 UTC by John Miller [MSFT]
Modified: 2018-02-19 16:10 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Tags: paper cut
Is this bug a regression?: No
Last known good build:

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Description John Miller [MSFT] 2018-01-31 18:13:51 UTC
## Overview

Drag a Label onto a view and double-click it to edit the text for the Label. The caret starts at the begging of the word Label. On VSMac, the entire text ("Label") is highlighted. The VSM behavior is ideal because it makes it quick to delete/replace the text. This is a small paper cut that is annoying. 

## Suggestion

Make the behavior consistent with how VSM behaves.
Comment 1 Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi 2018-01-31 18:43:42 UTC
Another benefit to this approach:
 - If I want to add something to the beginning, double-click and then left arrow key
 - If I want to add something to the end, double-click and then right arrow key

This is how WPF designer works. Our users have "muscle memory" here and we should be consistent.
Comment 2 Pavel Yakovlev 2018-02-19 16:10:11 UTC
PR: https://github.com/xamarin/designer/pull/624