Unable to insert special character via the Edit menu


#1

Steps to reproduce

  1. Open a new document
  2. Select Edit > Special Characters….
  3. Double click on a character (e.g. ⌘)

Expected behaviour

The special character is inserted.

Actual behaviour

No character is inserted.

Workaround

The character can be copied & pasted into the document.


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#2

I think you need to focus the editor first not the tree-view or something else.


#3

I do have the editor focused. My tree view is toggled off.


#4

I couldn’t reproduce


#5

When I select Edit > Special Characters… I get an in-line character map:


#6

You’re right, from the in-line character map doesn’t work on double click.