[webkit-dev] Selection highlight painting ("gaps"?)
pkasting at google.com
Mon Oct 19 13:37:26 PDT 2009
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 1:31 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
> You aren't only selecting text on a page though. For example, copying can
> be of all the HTML content. This includes tables, images, plugins, etc.
> If you don't highlight that content, then you're lying about what gets
No, you're misunderstanding me. The bug is that that stuff is copied. The
desired behavior is that it not be copied when it is part of a non-editable
area on the page.
The only time non-text should be copied is when it is part of a rich text
area. In that case copying rich content makes sense.
maybe that's the difference in perception on your part is that on Windows
> you don't commonly copy/paste into apps that support HTML?
No, I have the opposite problem. Nearly everything I paste into supports
HTML, or this wouldn't be so infuriating.
Copy/paste within the same app while doing rich text editing in Chrome, and
> you'll see why including elements other than text in the selection makes
See my noted exception above.
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