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Kudos0

Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

When I type something and then Click on "Edit As HTML", I can't Copy the Text, as in, I can't Highlight the Text when Clicking on "New Message".

Message Edited by Floating_Red on 05-12-2009 07:09 PM
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Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

When I type something and then Click on "Edit As HTML", I can't Copy the Text, as in, I can't Highlight the Text when Clicking on "New Message".

Message Edited by Floating_Red on 05-12-2009 07:09 PM
Thursday, November 21, 2013: The THREATCON was changed to Level 1: Normal | Tue., Nov. 05, 2013: Zero-Day Vulnerability: Microsoft Security Advisory 2896666 | Saturday, November 09, 2013: Cyber-Criminals Serve Up A Veritable Smorgasbord Of Threats For South Koreans | Wednesday, October 09, 2013: New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Targeted In Attacks Against Korea And Japan [C.V.E.-2013-3897]
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

are you saying you cannot copy and paste when your in edit as html mode?
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

That's correct.  When I Click on "New Message", that is; I could do it if I Replied to a Post.

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Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

Hi Floating_Red,

When switching to "Edit As HTML", the cursor should return to the very beginning of the code (text).

Use "Ctrl  A" to select all and the entire code should then be highlighted.

Then use "Ctrl  C" to copy it as HTML.

Does that help?

"Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation."   Edward R. Murrow
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

Hi, Phil_D,

Yep, that works; wonder why, once you Click on "Edit As HTML", you cannot Select the Text when Clicking on "New Message" using the Mouse...

Message Edited by Floating_Red on 05-12-2009 10:05 PM
Thursday, November 21, 2013: The THREATCON was changed to Level 1: Normal | Tue., Nov. 05, 2013: Zero-Day Vulnerability: Microsoft Security Advisory 2896666 | Saturday, November 09, 2013: Cyber-Criminals Serve Up A Veritable Smorgasbord Of Threats For South Koreans | Wednesday, October 09, 2013: New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Targeted In Attacks Against Korea And Japan [C.V.E.-2013-3897]
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

I'm confused.

When you click "Edit as HTML" that means you are either already editing a "New Message" or a "Reply".   The new messages button won't be on the screen to press at that point, nor do I understand why you would if already editing.

FYI - I just tested and I can select text in the "Edit as HTML" window at least 3 differnt ways, All (using ctrl-a), with the keyboard (holding shift) and with the mouse.  No problems found on my end.

Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

www.confused.com  if you're "confused".  ;)

Anyway, it's when I Click on the "New Message" in the Board, type something, Click "Edit As HTML" and then try to Highlight the Text with my Mouse that doesn't work.

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Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

Seems to work fine for myself.  I click 'New Message', then write something, click 'Edit As HTML' and highlight the text with my mouse just fine.
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"


Floating_Red wrote:

www.confused.com  if you're "confused".  ;)

Anyway, it's when I Click on the "New Message" in the Board, type something, Click "Edit As HTML" and then try to Highlight the Text with my Mouse that doesn't work.


Ok thats a little clearer than what I understood before.    

What browser is being used?

Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

Did going to confused.com help?

I.E. 08.

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Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"


Floating_Red wrote:

Did going to confused.com help?


Never went there, I knew it couldn't help.


Floating_Red wrote:

I.E. 08.


I'll add it the the list of possible IE8 issues.

Thanks.

Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

It's getting to be a long list...

Be good when it's fine tuned.

Thanks Allen

Cheers Mo Windows 7 64 bit, NIS2013
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

Allen_K -

In some, if not all systems, the cursor is not carried over into the HTML screen so until you type something the mouse, or just the keyboard, will not let you select text.

Win10 x64; Proud graduate of GeeksToGo
Kudos0

Re: Can't Copy Text after Clicking "Edit As HTML"

For what it's worth: I'm running IE8 and don't have any problem copying text while in "Edit As HTML."

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