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LJ issue re: selecting text

Okay, why the heck did LJ remove the ability to select text (using a mouse or touchpad)? This makes it impossible to use the "Quote" feature as well as making it more difficult to copy a post before hitting the "Update Journal" button (as I always due, in case of posting failure). Now I have to place my cursor at the end or beginning of a post or response, then use the arrow keys to select. Harumph.

Any tips?

EDIT: You can fix this yourself by going to the "Viewing Options" page. Stoopid LJ trying to "make things better" by getting in our fucking way. Thanks to solan_t for the tip.


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Sep. 20th, 2006 07:20 pm (UTC)
I don't know. But I can't use it in "source" either if I start out in rich text. It jumps my cursor to the top over and over. Very annoying.
Sep. 20th, 2006 07:30 pm (UTC)
See my updated post: You can fix it by going to the "Viewing Options" page. Yay!
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Sep. 20th, 2006 07:28 pm (UTC)
Re: Change back to XColibur view
I just saw that - thanks!
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Sep. 20th, 2006 07:29 pm (UTC)
Just did it and am SO much happier now. What were they thinking, that people would prefer to lose functionality? Stoopid programmers launching changes (and forcing them onto users) without testing them first. I looked everywhere to find a way to fix this, but never thought "Viewing Options" would affect usability.

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