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How does the operating system decide what gets selected on double click? [closed]

When you double click text, the word under your cursor gets selected. How does the operating system decide what gets selected? It stops at whitespace characters, and certain symbols, for example, when ...
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Browser plug-in that evades text selection disablement? [closed]

I'm unable to select text in my browser, but only on this site. I tried selecting some text in the article section and hit Cmd-C (Control-C) to copy it to the clipboard. It just doesn't work. I've ...
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122 views

How to select all text quickly in a Tera Term Pro window?

I am using Tera Term Pro version 2.3. I am hoping to select all then [Alt+C] to copy. I tried using [Ctrl+A] or [Alt+A] but it doesn't work. There is no "Edit > Select All" menu option. I have no ...
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187 views

How to select one table column in MS Word printed PDF document

I've got a lot of PDF like this: Jogn Doe Carol Black Street 1 Street 2 City OtherCity The data in MS Word 2010 source are formated as a ...
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110 views

Firefox combobox search

There are sometimes comboboxes on web pages (also known as <select> tags) with so many options that it is hard to read them all. A solution would be a plugin or extension to search big ...
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1answer
97 views

Word by word selection by mouse in Firefox

In Firefox, selection of the text by mouse occurs character by character. In MS Word selection of the text by mouse occurs word by word. This is much more usable. Is there any plugin or setting that ...
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980 views

How to select a word with keyboard when the cursor is on or adjacent to the word?

It is possible to select a single word by double clicking on any part of the word. With only my keyboard, is it possible to select a word when the cursor is on or adjacent to the word?
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Search selected text in Firefox

What are the different Firefox extensions that can start a search with the selected text? Firefox has an inbuilt feature to search using the currently selected engine. Select any text Right click ...