Windows 10, Emacs 25.1, Magit.

If I want to select some regin in scratch buffer I use Shift arrow (or by mouse). It's work fine. Here example:


Now I want to select text in Magit:


And do this by Shift arrow or by mouse.

Here result:


Why region is not select? It's very uncomfortable.

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Magit displays the "magit selection" instead of the region, which is a slightly larger area than the region. This is described in the doc-string of the option magit-keep-region-overlay. You can set that option to t to always visualize the region.

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