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bug #21755: make chat history a smart (drag-selectable and copyable) text box

Submitted by:  Chris Beck <involution>
Submitted on:  Wed Mar 5 05:04:53 2014  
Category: Feature RequestSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group:  None of the others
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOpen/Closed: Open
Release: 1.11Operating System: N/A

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Wed Nov 19 15:16:57 2014, comment #4:

Just an update: I did figure out how to automatically detect and render hyperlinks in gui2 labels, and make them clickable.

Chris Beck <involution>
Project Member
Sat Jun 21 15:17:39 2014, comment #3:

I have added a copy button to gui2::tchat_log (on [9b065fd9a0dd066418c4b0b1c1aa304f7889a015 master] and 1.12) and gui2::tgamestate_inspector (master and 1.12) as a convenience while this gets implemented. It'd be nice if future entries for this issue were focused on the former, though; you can file a separate FR for gui2::tgamestate_inspector.

Ignacio R. Morelle <shadowmaster>
Project Administrator
Fri Mar 7 21:34:22 2014, comment #2:

For the feature in the subject:

If implemented, it would be great if the :inspect dialog were also copyable, that would be quite handy in my opinion.

Chris Beck <involution>
Project Member
Wed Mar 5 21:32:42 2014, comment #1:

For the feature suggested in the subject we first need a GUI2 multiline textbox widget, which doesn't exist yet.

For the feature suggested in the OP we need link-aware GUI2 labels, which I am not sure how it'd work given that Pango doesn't have a link tag or concept AFAIK.

Ignacio R. Morelle <shadowmaster>
Project Administrator
Wed Mar 5 05:04:53 2014, original submission:

Actually in my view the main purpose of this would be to allow players to chat hyperlinks to eachother. As a possibly easier alternative, perhaps <link> http://... </link> could be rendered as a hyperlink?

Chris Beck <involution>
Project Member


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