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I think there must be an easy answer for this. I double click something, it will automatically choose regular words, as well as semicolon, etc, say, it selects aaaa:. But ...
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    Question double click to select, but it selects a bit more than needed


    I think there must be an easy answer for this. I double click something, it will automatically choose regular words, as well as semicolon, etc, say, it selects aaaa:. But I just want it to select aaaa. How can I possibly achieve that? Thanks,

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    Any particular program?
    What do we want?
    Time machines!

    When do we want 'em?
    Doesn't really matter does it!?


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    No, just the usual linux functionality when using terminal.

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    In the bash terminal select Edit -> Preferences and then advanced. You can choose the "end of word" characters in there.
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    Time machines!

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    Doesn't really matter does it!?


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    If you prefer to edit files directly, have a look at ~/.config/Terminal/terminalrc which may or may not exist before you update the preferences in the GUI.
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    Time machines!

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    Doesn't really matter does it!?


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    Thanks, it solves my problem!

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