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Why can't text be selected in text fields?

on 10/8/13, 2:15 PM 1,431 views

image description In various forms (pickings, products etc.) the Note fields do not permit text selection. Why? Is there a fix for this?

(please refer to screenshot - result of CTRL-A in Firefox)

In this example the field is defined in product template:

class product_template(osv.osv):
    _name = "product.template"
    _description = "Product Template"

    _columns = {
        'name': fields.char('Name', size=128, required=True, translate=True, select=True),
        'product_manager': fields.many2one('res.users','Product Manager'),
        'description': fields.text('Description',translate=True),

Do you mean mouse text selection?

IBS Group
on 10/8/13, 2:55 PM

Or with CTRL-A

on 10/9/13, 1:36 PM

Please right click on the description and then click on Inspect Element, then paste the screenshot here.`

IBS Group
on 10/9/13, 3:22 PM

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Ray Carnes
On 10/8/13, 4:58 PM

Text can be selected in every kind of field.

Something is wrong.

Also, Pickings and Products don't have Note fields at version 7.0.

Visit http://runbot.openerp.com and verify with the latest build of OpenERP 7.0 for yourself.

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When I do CTRL-A in Firefox 23.0.1:

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When I select via mouse in Firefox 23.0.1:

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In this example I am looking at product description.

on 10/9/13, 1:33 PM

See the edit to my answer - I can select the description both ways.

Ray Carnes
on 10/9/13, 3:30 PM

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Asked: 10/8/13, 2:15 PM
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