Cut to clipboard

Richard Porter ricp at
Sun Aug 11 00:07:26 BST 2013

On 10 Aug 2013 Harriet Bazley  wrote:

> Now that it is possible to select and delete areas in textboxes without
> crashing NetSurf, would it be possible to have areas deleted by
> overtyping automatically cut to the clipboard, a la Impression?  Or at
> least have a "do you really want to do this?" warning, a la
> Impression II?

> Currently it seems all too easy to jog the mouse and accidentally select
> a block above the cursor, which results in everything you have just
> written being wiped out unintentionally as you continue to type - I'm
> not clear if this is a bug or a side-effect of my mousing/typing style,
> but it happens quite often.   It used to cause a crash and the loss of
> all data, but now only causes the loss of a section of the text.   :-)

F8 undoes the last action, but I guess there's a limit to the number 
of times you can go back.

Richard Porter              
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I don't want a "user experience" - I just want stuff that works.

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