Windows 10: Highlighting text

Discus and support Highlighting text in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I want to highlight some text in an existing email so that I can copy it and reuse it. But the cursor has changed to a hand symbol - not the usual... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by DavidWalkerWD, Nov 27, 2020.

  1. Highlighting text


    I want to highlight some text in an existing email so that I can copy it and reuse it. But the cursor has changed to a hand symbol - not the usual arrow - and it won't let me highlight. How can I restore it to the normal configuration?

    :)
     
    DavidWalkerWD, Nov 27, 2020
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  2. Text highlight not sticking - Post Anniversary Update Issue


    Immediately following the Anniversary Update, I have been experiencing issues with text highlighting.

    Left click text highlighting rarely 'sticks', or stays highlighted after releasing the left mouse button.

    Right click text highlighting doesn't highlight text at all.

    I have tried using another mouse (different manufacturer) - same issue.

    Does anyone have any suggestions, or has anyone experienced this issue?

    Thanks

    P.s. I've tried some basic troubleshooting such as searching for updated drivers, restarting system, using another mouse (as mentioned)
     
    rowlands111, Nov 27, 2020
    #2
  3. Cursor jumps while highlighting text and inserting text.

    While I'm typing in an email my cursor will jump while inserting text in the email. What can I do to prevent this from happening?

    Also, when I go to highlight an area, it jumps around and highlights the entire text, not just the area I wanted highlighted. Any suggestions?

    Thanks!
     
    EarlArmstrong1, Nov 27, 2020
    #3
  4. Hellopaul Win User

    Highlighting text

    Using the tab key to hop between text fields highlights all buttons

    Hello,
    Whenever a dialog box pops up in Windows 10, if it contains text input fields and clickable buttons/radio buttons/checkboxes, pressing the tab key steps through every single item in the dialog box, which is very annoying and, to me, pointless. Do I recall that there might be a way to limit this behaviour so the tab key only highlights text input boxes, and not every single element? I can't find anything useful in Windows 10's Settings/Control Panel - am I missing something or is this not possible?

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions!
     
    Hellopaul, Nov 27, 2020
    #4
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