classification
Title: IDLE: Double clicking only recognizes ascii chars as identifiers
Type: behavior Stage: resolved
Components: IDLE Versions: Python 3.8, Python 3.7, Python 3.6
process
Status: closed Resolution: duplicate
Dependencies: Superseder: Idle: updata fixwordbreaks() for unicode identifiers
View: 21474
Assigned To: terry.reedy Nosy List: bup, terry.reedy
Priority: normal Keywords: pep3121

Created on 2018-04-29 16:46 by bup, last changed 2018-04-29 18:54 by terry.reedy. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg315901 - (view) Author: Dan Snider (bup) * Date: 2018-04-29 16:46
https://i.imgur.com/61sHBRR.png

At least with "μ", it behaves as if it's one of the ascii characters for which id.isidentifier() returns False, as in https://i.imgur.com/XbEW0ZC.png.
msg315908 - (view) Author: Terry J. Reedy (terry.reedy) * (Python committer) Date: 2018-04-29 18:54
#21474 has the solution, which I plan to apply today.
History
Date User Action Args
2018-04-29 18:54:45terry.reedysetstatus: open -> closed

superseder: Idle: updata fixwordbreaks() for unicode identifiers
title: Double clicking to select an identifier in IDLE does not work with some unicode characters -> IDLE: Double clicking only recognizes ascii chars as identifiers
keywords: + pep3121
messages: + msg315908
versions: + Python 3.7, Python 3.8
resolution: duplicate
stage: resolved
2018-04-29 16:46:31bupcreate