Rstudio free desktop preview 1.2.1329 - can't select text in editor window

I just upgraded RStudio desktop IDE from 1.2.1327 to 1.2.1329 and can no longer select text in (at least) the editor window. Click-drag does not select text. Double-click does not select text. Editing is almost unusable.

The behaviour survived a restart of Rstudio and a reboot of the computer. Other programs were fine.

I reverted to 1.2.1327 and the problem disappeared.

I am running the Ubuntu 18+ versions of Rstudio.
My computer is running Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit.

I opened an issue on Github

(Gary Ritchie)[] was unable to reproduce the problem.

Is anyone else having this problem?


I have just reproduced this problem on another computer running Ubuntu 18.04 - so it's not entirely idiosyncratic.

You can try resetting RStudio's state:

If that doesn't help, the following could be helpful. Try launching RStudio, and then executing the following in a terminal:

lsof -p `pidof rstudio` | sort -k 9,9

This should print out all of the files (including shared libraries) loaded by RStudio.

My apologies for not responding earlier - I have been unavailable all week. I see the issue has been sorted out on GitHub by more skilled people than me.

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