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Bug: Can't select text in QML TextInput

asked 2014-01-03 14:07:15 +0200

Venemo gravatar image

If I use a standard QML TextInput element, text selection doesn't work as it does with the TextField element: nothing happens when I long-press text inside the TextInput.

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answered 2014-01-03 14:16:43 +0200

Robin Burchell _ w00t gravatar image

Thanks for the report. We're aware of it now :)

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answered 2014-01-03 14:40:49 +0200

jpnurmi gravatar image

What you essentially want to do is to show selectable read-only text, right?

Qt components for MeeGo/Harmattan solved this problem by adding optional text selection functionality to Label. It creates the selection handles (and a TextInput instance) on the fly when appropriate. Perhaps the same approach could be used for the Silica Label?

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No. Selection doesn't work for the TextInput even when it's not read only.

Venemo ( 2014-01-03 22:01:29 +0200 )edit
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