28 Jan 2012
08 Mar 2012
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I've noticed this happening again and again in multiple browsers, it's starting to get annoying.
If you have a large list of items with checkboxes in the backend (a good example is the documents list) and you click multiple checkboxes, the rows are nicely highlighted and that's great.
But if you click just next to a checkbox, and not actually on the checkbox, all of your selections get cleared, and only the row containing the near-missed checbox click gets selected.
So... If I am going through a list of 20 items, and I've selected 11, and then I accidentally click just a row containing a checkbox, and not the box itself, I lose all my selections and have to re-select everything all over again.
This should really be fixed.
I noticed that holding shift seems to work, but then you end up selecting browser text, because any modern browser will assume that holding shift and clicking one place and then another means that you want to select text. I don't like my settings page turning blue when I am making edits, it makes things hard to read.