How to select multiple files in the file manager on Windows?

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Does anyone know how to select multiple files in the file manager on Window 10?
Can't believe that STRG + click doesn't work! SHIFT + click works, but of course only selects files next to each other.
Concrete5 8.4.2
Windows 10 Enterprise, Version 1803

okapi
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Steevb replied on at Permalink Reply
Steevb
Have you tried the 'Windows' key?

I use a Mac and the 'Command' key.
okapi replied on at Permalink Reply
okapi
I have tried almost all keys, but no luck. Windows key doesn't work either.
Multiple selction always works with my Mac. Now on Windows, I'm stunned, that this simple task is a problem.
okapi replied on at Permalink Reply
okapi
Reading the release notes of 8.4.2:

"Fixed inability to ctrl-click or command-click file manager results to select them in bulk (thanks dimger)"

Seems that this actually hasn't been fixed?
Steevb replied on at Permalink Reply
Steevb
How about 'ctrl' + 'space'?
okapi replied on at Permalink Reply
okapi
This doesn't help either. Tried multiple selection now on a clean test installation, and it worked, then stragely didn't work anymore. Thought the issue was maybe be on my side, but i have no clue where to investigate.
Steevb replied on at Permalink Reply
Steevb
So what keys r u using now?
okapi replied on at Permalink Reply
okapi
As mentioned above, SHIFT + click works, but this way i can only select files next to each other.
No other key works for multiple selection, as i would expect from CTRL + click.

Updated to 8.4.3 now, but CTRL + click for multiple selection of files still doesn't work.

UPDATE:
Now i have tested this
- on several installations of concrete5 8.4.2 and 8.4.3
- on different servers
- with different themes (including elemental theme)
- on a clean installation of concrete5 8.4.2 without any add-ons or themes installed
- on Windows 10 and Windows 7 machines
- with different browsers: Firefox, Chrome, IE 11, Edge.

Result:
It's possible to select a bunch of files next to each other by SHIFT + click.
It's not possible to select multiple files in the file manager by CRTL + click.

The second option is very much needed if we have to select files in order to be able to add them to file sets easily.
okapi replied on at Permalink Reply
okapi
I checked this on macOS now - no problem with selecting multiple files by CMD + click.

So this is a Windows-related issue which should be solved.
bholmes replied on at Permalink Reply
If you are still struggling I just managed to get it working on windows by pressing the Windows key + Ctrl key. nb. The Windows key MUST be pressed and held first before the Ctrl key.

Hope it helps.
okapi replied on at Permalink Reply
okapi
Unfortunately I'm not able to reproduce this. Pressing the Windows key does not help.

Windows 10 64Bit
Firefox 67.0.1
concrete5 8.5.1

I reported this issue to the bug trakcer in october 2018, and it was confirmed.

https://www.concrete5.org/developers/bugs/8-4-3/8.4.2-and-8.4.3-cant...

It was also reported to GitHub by @mnakalay

https://github.com/concrete5/concrete5/issues/6919...

It will be fixed in 8.5.2 !