Bug 14119 - Cannot select all or copy from XS error dialog using CMD+A/CMD+C
Summary: Cannot select all or copy from XS error dialog using CMD+A/CMD+C
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-08-20 15:03 UTC by PJ
Modified: 2014-12-13 07:35 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description PJ 2013-08-20 15:03:04 UTC
Steps to reproduce:

Trigger an error ("An error has occurred") dialog

Expected behavior:

I should be able to select all and copy the contents of the text field using 

Actual behavior:

I can't: http://screencast.com/t/ArDghuuLUeT

Note: Right click->Copy works but you can't Select all.

Maybe this is an enhancement but we should make bug reporting as easy as possible :D. It's frustrating to see more bugs when trying to report another bug. Marking as normal severity/priority for now.


Xamarin Studio
Version 4.1.7 (build 698)
Installation UUID: 10b8a44b-c2b6-4e23-b9a4-5def960bd1be
	Mono 3.2.2 ((no/a0fc6ba)
	GTK+ 2.24.20 theme: Raleigh
	GTK# (
	Package version: 302020000

Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 5.0 (3329.43)
Build 5A11365x

Version: (Starter Edition)

Xamarin.Mac: 1.6.9

Version: 4.8.2 (Business Edition)

Build Information
Release ID: 401070698
Git revision: b5a9c29b11b578899de0e83c3a36851521a7c14d
Build date: 2013-08-20 18:41:48+0000
Xamarin addins: 39273967459cba1145aa67527a8cbe51a923c098

Operating System
Mac OS X 10.8.4
Darwin dynamic-058.bos.xamarin.com 12.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 12.4.0
Comment 1 Greg Munn 2014-12-11 15:29:22 UTC
@marius, why is this assigned to the android addin?
Comment 2 Marius Ungureanu 2014-12-11 16:33:44 UTC
Check the stacktrace. Fails from the android chain.
Comment 3 Greg Munn 2014-12-11 17:28:38 UTC
How does the stack trace shown in the screencast affect copying text from the error dialog? AFAIK there is only one error dialog, not a specific one for the android addin?
Comment 4 Marius Ungureanu 2014-12-13 07:35:20 UTC
We no longer show stacktraces in the dialog, so this can go poof.