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Using F2 to name/rename an object, the mouse does not work
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.17134 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1050/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 436.15

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.80 (sub 75), branch: master, commit date: 2019-07-29 14:47, hash: rBf6cb5f54494e
Worked: (optional)

Short description of error
If I want to name or rename an object using F2, and I do not want to type in a complete new name. I cannot select a char, or go to the beginning of the name using my mouse.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Press F2 on any object
use the mouse to click on the beginning of the name
This does not work
use the mouse to select a few letters to replace them,
This does not work.
use the arrow keys on the keyboard to go to the beginning of the name
This does work.
When double-clicking with the mouse in the edit box, only the complete text is selected/deselected

If you rename/name an object in the object tree on the right, the mouse works as accepted. (but not when using F2)

Event Timeline

Philipp Oeser (lichtwerk) lowered the priority of this task from Needs Triage by Developer to Confirmed, Medium.Sep 24 2019, 2:04 PM

Can confirm for the popup dialog.

Also note that doing this from the menu (Edit > Rename Active Item...) will immediately close the dialog when clicking anywhere...

works if WM_OT_call_panel is called with keep_open = True

Campbell Barton (campbellbarton) lowered the priority of this task from Confirmed, Medium to Confirmed, Low.Oct 11 2019, 9:09 AM