Cmd+Backspace and Cmd+Delete bugs

Explorer ,
Jul 19, 2018 Jul 19, 2018

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Hello,

Every app on every OS has a way to traverse/select and delete whole words to the right and to the left of the insertion point. E.g. InDesign/Story Editor/InCopy allow you to traverse[/select] words to the right by Cmd[+Shift]+Arrow Right and to the left – with Cmd[+Shift]+Arrow Left. InDesign and Story Editor also allow you to delete words to the right and words to the left with Cmd+Delete and Cmd+Backspace.

But, most unfortunately, and contrary to InDesign, Story Editor and all other apps on Earth, InCopy acts erratically when one tries Cmd+Backspace or Cmd+Delete: sometimes they delete a word to the left, but sometimes they delete a word to the right!

This is me hitting ONLY Cmd+Backspace:

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This is me hitting ONLY Cmd+Delete:

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I have checked CS5.5 and CC2018 (13.1) on OSX10.11. Is this a known bug? Am I missing something?

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m.

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Adobe Employee , Jul 25, 2018 Jul 25, 2018

Hi Witkacy,

This does look like erratic behavior, it's worth trying to reset InCopy's preferences: InCopy Help | Customizing preferences and defaults

If that doesn't help, can you please submit a bug report here: Adobe InDesign Feedback

Best,

Wren

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Adobe Employee ,
Jul 25, 2018 Jul 25, 2018

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Hi Witkacy,

This does look like erratic behavior, it's worth trying to reset InCopy's preferences: InCopy Help | Customizing preferences and defaults

If that doesn't help, can you please submit a bug report here: Adobe InDesign Feedback

Best,

Wren

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Jul 26, 2018 Jul 26, 2018

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Hi, Wren,

Thank you. I will submit a bug as this happens on a fresh installation too: latest InCopy, latest Windows 10. Resetting prefs doesn’t help.

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m.

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