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Why does LibreOffice select all text in between when using shift-select? [closed]

asked 2012-12-02 01:18:16 +0100

TristanTH gravatar image

Hello, when I go to select two different lines of text (Ex: text from line 1, and text from line 5) it selects everything from line 1 to line 5.

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I tried using ctrl+select, but it does nothing.

TristanTH gravatar imageTristanTH ( 2012-12-03 18:13:55 +0100 )edit

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answered 2012-12-02 08:33:36 +0100

Jean-Baptiste FAURE gravatar image

Because it is designed that way. If you want do multiple selection, use ctrl instead od shift.

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Confirmed -- can select multiple chunks from different lines using CTRL+ selecting with the mouse.

(Ubuntu 12.04.1; LO

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-02-04 02:02:18 +0100 )edit

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