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I'm working in publisher, and I've noticed that double clicking on a word and then dragging should expand the selection to entire other words, but it doesn't seem to be functioning? Ctrl + Shift + Arrow does work as intended, but it seems like the mouse doesn't have the functionality?

Is this a bug or just a feature that doesn't exist? It's a pretty fundamental part of my workflow.

Affinity Publisher 1.10.4.1198

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19 hours ago, eldritch mouse said:

I'm working in publisher, and I've noticed that double clicking on a word and then dragging should expand the selection to entire other words, but it doesn't seem to be functioning?

When I use the double click and then drag I do not expect whole words to be selected. I expect the selected word to be moved to where I drag it.

This is on Mac so maybe there is a difference between the two OSes.

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) Mac OS 10.12.6 || Mac Pro (Late 2013) Mac OS 11.6.8

Affinity Designer 1.10.5 | Affinity Photo 1.10.5 | Affinity Publisher 1.10.5 | Beta versions as they appear.

I have never mastered color management, period, so I cannot help with that.

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12 minutes ago, Old Bruce said:

When I use the double click and then drag I do not expect whole words to be selected. I expect the selected word to be moved to where I drag it.

This is on Mac so maybe there is a difference between the two OSes.

That's what I expect on Windows, too, and it's how both Publisher and other applications such as LibreOffice and NotePad++ work. @Gabe's answer that it had been reported to the Developers surprised me.

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1. Double click (do not release mouse button) and drag should select the next word(s)

2. Double click (release mouse button) and drag should move the selected word.

 

Publisher fails on No 1 above

Due to the fact that Boris Johnson is now was our Prime Minister, punctuation, spelling and grammar will never be worried about ever again.  We now have far bigger problems to be worried about.

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For what it is worth:

13 hours ago, carl123 said:

Publisher fails on No 1 above

Not here on Mac OS 11.6.1

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) Mac OS 10.12.6 || Mac Pro (Late 2013) Mac OS 11.6.8

Affinity Designer 1.10.5 | Affinity Photo 1.10.5 | Affinity Publisher 1.10.5 | Beta versions as they appear.

I have never mastered color management, period, so I cannot help with that.

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On 11/11/2021 at 12:34 AM, carl123 said:

1. Double click (do not release mouse button) and drag should select the next word(s)

That does not work for me either, in Publisher on Windows. It does work in NotePad++ and LibreOffice.

-- Walt

   Desktop: new:  Windows 11 Home, version 21H2 (22000.613) 64GB memory, AMD Ryzen 9 5900 12-Core @ 3.00 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090  (old: 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz, GeForce GTX 970 )
   Laptop:  Windows 10 Home, version 21H2 (19044.1706) 32GB memory, Intel Core i7-10750H @ 2.60GHz, Intel UHD Graphics Comet Lake GT2 and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU.
    Affinity Photo 1.10.5 (.1342) and 1.10.5.1342 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.10.5 (.1342) and 1.10.5.1342 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.10.5 (.1342) and 1.10.5.1282 Beta
 iPad Pro M1, 12.9", iPadOS 15.4.1, Apple Pencil 2, Magic Keyboard

  Affinity Photo 1.10.5 (.280) and 1.10.2 (.266) Beta / Affinity Designer 1.10.5 (.21) and 1.10.3 (.19) Beta 

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