curwiler wrote:
It's not univeral, it's set by the application. I turn this "feature" off myself as I hate it. For example, in Word 2003, go to Tools->Options, select the Edit tab, and then uncheck the "When selecting..." checkbox. Voila, no more selecting entire words.


Sweet, thanks.  Any idea how to disable it in IE? (And all the apps that use an embedded version of it)