[Feature] Undo for the Editor

Support for Android version of Total Commander

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DärJohannes
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[Feature] Undo for the Editor

Post by *DärJohannes » 2018-01-31, 05:42 UTC

I am missing an Undo function in the TC editor.

Yesterday, I wrote a long text in Total Commander's editor and after finishing the text, when I wanted to copy and paste it to somewhere else, I accidentally chose "Paste" first (not copy) and thereby replaced the whole text by the contents of the clipboard.

An Undo function in Total Commander's editor would have been exactly what I needed to fix that mistake.

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Post by *DrShark » 2018-01-31, 08:41 UTC

Simple Undo in Editor is implemented in latest TC betas, but currently only for Android 6 and newer (I don't know whether it is planned or even possible to add it for previous Android versions). So if you have a compatible Android device, you can try it with current TC4A 2.81 beta 10 (Google Play/APK)
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Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2018-02-01, 10:44 UTC

It only support on Android 6 and newer because that's when Google added it to their edit control.
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Post by *sjlouis » 2018-07-09, 12:02 UTC

How can we activate this function? I don't find it and I'm on Androïd 7.1.

Thank you :D .

Ok, I've found it on another post :wink: .

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Post by *Stefan2 » 2018-07-09, 12:18 UTC

sjlouis wrote:Ok, I've found it on another post :wink: .
And how about posting the URL to that post or the solution itself?

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Post by *sjlouis » 2018-07-09, 13:04 UTC

It's in this post :
https://ghisler.ch/board/viewtopic.php?t=49670
ghisler(Author) wrote:Unfortunately Undo is very limited in the Android edit control: It is only available after
- typing
- pasting text
- deleting text
and it can only undo a single step.

You need to open the edit box context menu to see it. On some devices, you get this by long tapping on a word. On others, it appears when you double tap. Then there will appear an arrow which points to the left and forms an arc (a bit like a rainbow in shape) as the first menu item. If it is missing, then undo is not available at the moment, or not supported.

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