[texworks] Bug when marking text

Arno Trautmann Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Tue Oct 18 13:06:17 CEST 2011

Stefan Löffler wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2011-10-18 12:00, Arno Trautmann wrote:
>> I experience some strange behaviour when marking text using the
>> keyboard: If the cursor is, say, at the end of a line, and I press
>> Shift and hit Home, the whole line is marked – but invisible! Only the
>> first letter is still visible, correctly highlighted blue. This does
>> not change until I press any other key, then the whole line is
>> correctly visible. That is very annoying when editing a document, as
>> you surely can imagine …
>> Is this fixable with the information I'm giving? I'm running TeXworks
>> 0.5 r.939 from svn on a x86_64 Arch Linux with fluxbox.
> Strange, I haven't seen this behavior before. What version of Qt do you
> use / was used for building? Preferably from Help>  Email to mailing
> list...,

That doesn't do anything for me …

> or alternatively from Help>  About TeXworks.

Claims to be Qt v4.7.4, my system calls the package 4.7.4-3, if that helps …

> This seems to be (at least partially) a Qt bug, that's why I'm asking.

If it happens only on my machine, maybe. If so – is there any way to 
work around or do I just have to hope for a bugfix-update?


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