[webkit-dev] Is it possible to select a rectangle using SelectionController?

Grzesiek Czajkowski grzes.czajkowski at gmail.com
Sun May 1 12:08:29 PDT 2011


For instance, I meant to select not only text but all elements which are
contained in some area. As you mentioned only selectable elements can be
selected. Is it possible to select not selectable too (like whites paces)?
As a result the whole area should be selected.


On 29 April 2011 18:08, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:

> Can you give a more detailed example of a selection you think doesn't make
> sense or point to a webkit bug? In general, we select any selectable
> elements inside the body element.
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 5:58 AM, Grzesiek Czajkowski <
> grzes.czajkowski at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I would like to select a paragraph rectangle from a point A to point B. Is
>> it possible to have the whole selected rectangle?
>> When I try to use SelectionController some elements of page are not
>> selected (especially white spaces). It's similar effect to "Ctrl+A" on
>> Chromium.
>> Is SelectionController designated to selection text only? Maybe this kind
>> of selection should be done in higher level of an application (using some UI
>> elements)?
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Regards
>> Grzesiek Czajkowski
>> grzes.czajkowski at gmail.com
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Z poważaniem,
Grzesiek Czajkowski

grzes.czajkowski at gmail.com
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