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Ctrl+Click unselects on second click? Shift+Click doesn't

gparker test
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I don't see anything in the documentation about this, but it appears that when you Shift+Click things, it only adds them to the selection.


However, if you Ctrl+Click is can also remove the item from the selection on the second click.


Is this intentional? I wanted Shift and Ctrl to have the same behavior and this is an issue since currently, they don't.

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I found where this happens in the TransformManager....


happens at this function

private function onMouseDownItem($e:TransformEvent):void {

if (isKeyDown(Keyboard.CONTROL)) {


So, I just took out that part and it works as expected... with no deselect. or, I could have added in something like

if (isKeyDown(Keyboard.CONTROL) || isKeyDown(Keyboard.SHIFT)) {

to make them work the same way.


I can only assume that someone had a request to deselect items from the selection Via CTRL second click, but you might want to add that to the documentation or set it as an option, since some developers may not be aware that this will happen (documentation lead me to believe that SHIFT and CTRL keys would have the same behavior). If you have a good QA department, they WILL find out that this happens and raise a defect about it being unexpected behavior :(

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