[texworks] Bug when marking text

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 13:39:53 CEST 2011

** Arno Trautmann [2011-10-18 13:06:17 +0200]:

> 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

> 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?

Then can you, please, make a screenshot?

P.S. I suspect that cuase may be in color scheme used by Qt.

WBR, Vladimir Lomov

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