1. joeynox's Avatar
    ***Why is there NO select all***. Wtf. Trying to copy something can be quite challenging. Should a simple select all then copy have been implemented?
    Last edited by joeynox; 12-09-2012 at 12:22 PM.
    12-09-2012 09:58 AM
  2. Slai's Avatar
    No idea, I dont get why theres no ctrl-copy, ctrl-cut and ctrl-paste, no alt-f4, no ctrl-alt-delete, no ctrl-z and ctrl-y, no ctrl-a, ctrl-s, ctrl-o, no mouse-hover-menu-system for IE10, etcetera.

    I guess its mostly because... you just do things slightly more cumbersome since its touchbased instead of full QWERTY. You mark the first/last word, and drag the marker to the end/start of the text you desire to copy, and thats that.

    Mark->select. Its no harder than mark->longpress->copy compared to mark->ctrl-c, but thats the trade-off when you want a pure touch device. It seems.
    12-09-2012 10:18 AM
  3. joeynox's Avatar
    It is harder when doing it on some web sites or forums or even the wpcentral app for the forums. Sometimes when editing,ot quoting you can't scroll down. A select all just makes more sense . If you wanted to copy the test on a site are you gonna scroll the whole page ? Wouldn't selecting all just be more efficient ?
    12-09-2012 12:26 PM
  4. Slai's Avatar
    Sure, but loads of things would be crazy efficient as well. Making IE10 so that it lets you scroll down would be a much smoother fix, wouldnt you say?

    Iunno, all touchphones lack functionality. select all is just one of many :| .
    12-09-2012 01:30 PM

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