Windows VNC - highlighting/selecting text
Sat Nov 9 08:19:01 2002
I have a similar problem, I use WinVnc server on a Win 98se and access it from
a Linux box using either x2vnc or the unix vncviewer (if I need to take
Using WinVnc server 3.3.4 and prior, Shift+Arrow, Shift+PgUp, Shift+End etc
all worked as expected. The Mouse wheel didn't.
Using WinVnc 3.3.5, mouse wheel works, but Shift+... doesn't. (Including
Shift+Click and Shift+Drag).
I had a brief look at the source, but vnckeymap.cpp seems to have been totally
re-written, and I'm not game to touch it.
As a result, I've gone back to 3.3.4, but I would *REALLY* like a working
At 09:09 PM 2002-11-06, "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
>>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
>>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?