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CTRL+A doesn't work on desktop's icons RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi guys,

    today i noticed CTRL+A to select all icon's text (file format included) doesn't work on desktop's icons. It works inside every folder only (even in %USERPROFILE%\Desktop, but not directly on it) and i would like to know why.

    Thanks to all

    • Moved by Baron Bi Wednesday, September 26, 2018 8:16 AM
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:58 PM

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  • You need to be more specific about where you're seeing this.  If I press Ctrl-A in the desktop, it selects all of my icons.

    Tim Roberts | Driver MVP Emeritus | Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:21 PM
  • Hi,

    thanks for posting here.

    This forum is about desktop application development issues. For your case, I suggest you post on this forum below.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us

    Your understanding and cooperation will be grateful.

    Best Regards,

    Baron Bi


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    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:21 AM
  • OS 1803 - Build 17134.285. I mean select one icon on desktop (folder, link or file doesn't matter), press F2 to rename, move cursor to the end (to unselect the text) and then press CTRL+A to select all the text. It doesn't work on desktop but works perfectly inside any folders (even %USERPROFILE%\Desktop). I tried with my PC, with VMware clean machine (Windows 7 and Windows 10) and asked my friends... same problem ahah...
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:49 AM
  • >OS 1803 - Build 17134.285. I mean select one icon on desktop (folder, link or file doesn't matter), press F2 to rename, move cursor to the end (to unselect the text) and then press CTRL+A to select all the text. It doesn't work on desktop but works perfectly inside any folders (even %USERPROFILE%\Desktop).

    It works for me with the latest insider version (17763.1) of Win10.

    Dave

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:12 PM