Windows VNC - highlighting/selecting text
Thu Nov 7 02:33:00 2002
I have noticed this as well, but I was not going to
ask about it until I get the time to upgrade to the
latest version. I use the shift key to highlight
quite a bit, so it would be great if it did work in
the newest release.
--- Harry Henderson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I sent the below question about a few days ago and
> didn't get a single
> response. Was hoping someone might catch it and
> have a few ideas this time
> around. Thanks.
> >I am using the Windows VNC server (Win2k, v3.3.3r9)
> and a Windows client
> >(Win98 SE).
> >When regularly using Windows (no VNC) a common way
> to highlight/select
> >text to copy to the clipboard using the keyboard is
> by holding shift and
> >using the arrow keys to select a few characters or
> a few lines, etc.
> >While shift works through VNC to make a letter
> upper-case as well as for
> >every other purpose I have seen, it does not
> function in this way to
> >highlight text.
> >Has anyone else noticed this behavior, and is there
> a way to enable it so
> >that I can use shift to highlight text? If not, is
> there any other way to
> >highlight text in a similar fashion without using
> the mouse?
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