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Bug 94111 - RFE: Ctrl+A should select only top-level component in a composite relationship
Summary: RFE: Ctrl+A should select only top-level component in a composite relationship
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: obsolete
Classification: Unclassified
Component: visualweb (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: All Windows XP
: P3 blocker (vote)
Assignee: issues@obsolete
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-02-02 20:45 UTC by bugbridge
Modified: 2007-02-02 20:45 UTC (History)
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Description bugbridge 2007-02-02 20:45:25 UTC
Original Target Release: shortfin_dev; Suggested Target Milestone : 5.5

Original submitter: sjangity

I initially asked Tor if we can implement this and it is something I use ALL the
time. When you have composite type components like (Table/Tree) and you do
Ctrl+A to select the comp's on the designer, every sub-component gets selected
in the parent-child relationship. This creates a very unclean designer (see
MessySelection.jpg please for table selected). Can we make it so Ctrl+A only
selects the top component w/o selecting the sub-components (as in

Well, I am not that sure, Ctrl-A is a standard shortcut for "select all" not for
select something, so I don't think we should change that, but there might be
provided a different shorcut (some kind of equivalent to "select word" ->
"select component"). Passsing to HIE to asses.