Select All is not working

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When I hit CMD+A to select all text in the editor, Edit in the menu bar will flicker blue for a quick second, but nothing else happens. This hasn't always been the case - only within the last few weeks, maybe. I checked and CMD+A isn't assigned to any other hotkeys. Per another post I saw, I turned off the "Override IDE Shortcuts" in Settings >> Tools >> Terminal, but that didn't solve the issue. 

I am running the latest stable build of PyCharm, 2019.1.1, on macOS Mojave v.10.14.4.

Thoughts?

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Unfortunately I can't reproduce the issue. If I understand correctly, the issue is only cosmetic, and doesn't affect anything? Can you record a screencast to demonstrate?

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Hi Andrey, 

I honestly have no idea why, but now it works. The only thing I've done since submitting the issues was to invalidate cache and restart PyCharm. I guess the issue can be closed if that was the fix. I have no idea what happened though...

- Cory

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Scratch that. Broken again. Can you do a webex? 

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If you mean remote webex session, then sorry, we don't do them.

If you have a recording, please upload to our FTP (https://uploads.services.jetbrains.com/), and tell me the file name. Actually, you can submit it straight to our issue tracker (https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issues/PY), and attach the video there. 

Here's the help if you're unfamiliar with YouTrack:
https://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/hc/en-us/articles/207241135-How-to-follow-YouTrack-issues-and-receive-notifications

Additionally, please provide log files (https://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/hc/en-us/articles/207241085-Locating-IDE-log-files)

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Here is the link to the issue I created. The screen recording and the logs are attached to the issue.

https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/PY-35671

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Hi Cory, Thanks, it appears to be a known issue. Please see the duplicate ticket: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-209515
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Hi Jiri, I think that was linked in the youtrack issue I submitted. I followed the workaround, switched the boot jdk, and that worked. :]

 

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Same story here, CMD-A does not work, I see blinking of Edit menu and that's it, nothing is selected.

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This is a real issue and happens all the time. It’s incredibly irritating because we develop muscle memory for these shortcuts and every time they don’t work it throws our cadence off.

This also happens for Command+Shift+A, but if I have another shortcut for the same function, it works, so it may be a problem with the keyboard shortcut “subsystem” in jetbrains products. Also, perhaps this is specific to the letter A, since both shortcuts that are broken include the letter A.

Please fix this. I understand it may be tricky to reproduce but we’re telling the truth.

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I've experienced this all day long today and it's super annoying. I have to go in Edit and select "Select all" in order to do it. Please fix this ... I reset all my shortcuts but no joy.

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Have the same issue with Pyhcarm. 

OSX: 

PyCharm 2019.1 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.6183.50, built on March 19, 2019
JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.30 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.2

Oddly select all works if I click on a Menu at the top. When the menu is open, then pressing command+A works. Alternative is also to map Select all to Opt+A. 

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Same issue here!

These keyboard issues (I'm having this and IDEA-165950are completely annoying!

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Same here.

 

PyCharm 2019.1.2 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.7141.48, built on May 7, 2019
JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.56 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.4

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same problem here. Also, sometimes "@" and "{" keys do not work inside the editor of IDEA while "}" does. Really annoying! Restart IDEA and it works again for some time.

Getting this exception in event log (might be unrelated)

Cannot process element using extension "com.intellij.psi.impl.source.codeStyle.ImportPostFormatProcessor@2088898a"

java.lang.Throwable: Control-flow exceptions (like ProcessCanceledException) should never be logged
at com.intellij.openapi.diagnostic.Logger.checkException(Logger.java:196)
at com.intellij.idea.IdeaLogger.error(IdeaLogger.java:114)
at com.intellij.openapi.diagnostic.Logger.error(Logger.java:166)
at com.intellij.psi.impl.source.codeStyle.CodeStyleManagerImpl.postProcessElement(CodeStyleManagerImpl.java:107)
at com.intellij.psi.impl.source.codeStyle.CodeStyleManagerImpl.reformat(CodeStyleManagerImpl.java:90)
at com.intellij.psi.impl.source.codeStyle.CodeStyleManagerImpl.reformat(CodeStyleManagerImpl.java:68)
at com.intellij.codeInsight.generation.GenerateMembersUtil.generatePrototype(GenerateMembersUtil.java:717)
at com.intellij.codeInsight.generation.GenerateMembersUtil.generateSetterPrototype(GenerateMembersUtil.java:676)
at com.intellij.codeInsight.generation.GetterSetterPrototypeProvider.generateGetterSetters(GetterSetterPrototypeProvider.java:43)
at com.intellij.codeInsight.completion.JavaGenerateMemberCompletionContributor.addGetterSetterElements(JavaGenerateMemberCompletionContributor.java:88)
at com.intellij.codeInsight.completion.JavaGenerateMemberCompletionContributor.suggestGeneratedMethods(JavaGenerateMemberCompletionContributor.java:72)

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Same issue here!

PyCharm 2019.1.3 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.7479.30, built on May 29, 2019
JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.60 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.5

Now I have to find a previous version PyCharm.

All 3 version of 2019.1 have this bug. Now I use 2018.3.6 and create a new preference profile.

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Same issue on PyCharm 2019.1.3 on Mac OS 10.14.4. Works if i click on a menu item (File, Edit, etc) and then press cmd+a, but not if i only press it within the editor. I tried looking up in Preferences > Keymap > Find Actions By Shortcut to see if something was overriding it. Nope. Just a bug.

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Same Issue. I can see the Edit menu blink when I hit CMD-A, but it does not actually select the text.  If I rebind select-all to a different key, it works.

PyCharm 2019.1.3 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.7479.30, built on May 29, 2019
JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.60 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.5

 

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Horrible!!! it also happens to me. PyCharm latest version.

This happens also in my home (HighSierra) and in my own laptop (Mojave)

so this is not something specific of apple probably but something of the IDE. and we WANT a FIX RIGHT AWAY!!!!

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Exact same issue as others have described. PyCharm on MacOS.

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Jumping on the bandwagon. This is happening for me too. 

PyCharm 2019.1.3 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.7479.30, built on May 29, 2019
JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.60 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.5

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Same here. Mac on PyCharm Pro. So annoying

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I am facing the same issue on mac + pycharm 2019.

What's most annoying is the fact that this does not work for search bars as well. If you type a lot of things and then want to select all and type over them, it does not work. :/

 

Like others said, the edit menu flickers and then nothing happens. If I select the option using mouse from the edit menu, it works.

PyCharm 2019.1.2 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.7141.48, built on May 7, 2019
Licensed to XXXXXXX

JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.56 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.5

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btw, I was able to unblock myself by removing and then re-adding this shortcut. Let's see if it continues to work across launches. :D

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I noticed today that if I restart PyCharm, I get the CMD-A functionality back, at least temporarily. 

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I just started using PyCharm today, and I immediately ran into this problem.  I had just done as it had requested and granted Accessibility access to PyCharm, so I suspected that. I shut PyCharm down, revoked its Accessibility access, and restarted, and it's been fine for more than an hour now. 

PY-191.7479.30, JRE 11.0.2 9-b159.60x64 JetBrains s.r.o, OS Mac OS X(x86_64) v10.14.5, screens 1680x1050; Retina

 

Update: It eventually stopped working, so Accessibility has nothing to do with it. As recommended above, I removed and then re-added the Select All keymap, and command+A started working again.

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same here. fix this plz...

PyCharm 2019.1.2 (Professional Edition)
Build #PY-191.7141.48, built on May 7, 2019
JRE: 11.0.2+9-b159.56 x86_64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
macOS 10.14.5

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This remains an issue. Apparently the bug is fixed but it is not in pycharm yet.

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Same issue, waiting for a solution.

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Same issue. CMD-A not working. If I go to Edit->Select All, it works. 

When I press CMD-A, I see Edit highlights for a split second but it does nothing.

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This bug currently fixed, please wait for new versions of IDEA / PyCharm / ...

More info you can see here: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/JBR-1135

 

Also you can try disable system shortcut 'Search man page index in terminal'

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