Qt creator - deleting selection using backspace or delete does not work



  • Hi,

    I've been using Qt for writing my project for some time now and I'm used to deleting code chunks by selecting it by mouse and then deleting it by pressing backspace.

    But all of a sudden when I select the code I want to delete and press backspace, only one character is deleted and others are deselected. It is really breaking my work when i have to press delete/backspace fifty times just to delete three lines of code.

    The weird thing is that Qt creator is te only application that acts like that.

    Is there some settings somewhere that sets up this behavior?

    I'm using Qt Creator 3.1.1 (opensource)
    Based on Qt 5.2.1 (Clang 5.0 (Apple), 64 bit)

    built from revision 79ed722724

    and running on MAC OS X 10.9.5



  • Hi,

    Qt Creator works form me the you expect it to work. I don't know of any settings about such a behavior. If there were any it would be under Options > Text Editor.

    On the hand, there is a dedicated Tools forum for such questions.



  • @hulkee ,

    I know it is old topic, but maybe someone else may experience the same.

    You would have to go to Menu > Tools > Options > FakeVim > and deselect Use FakeVim.


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