clipboard pasted text highlighting broken?

Sorry for the repost, but this seems like it's something that someone else would
have run into by now.  Simply put, how do you highlight text in a gtkentry
widget that was pasted there from the clipboard?  Any response would be

Is there something special that needs to be done in order to select text pasted
into a gtkentry from the clipboard?  I am unable to do so using the code below.
If I comment out the gtk_editable_paste_clipboard() line below and insert a
gtk_entry_set_text() line, I can select/highlight the constant character string
used in gtk_entry_set_text().  Can anybody figure out what I'm doing wrong?
Does anyone know if this is a bug in gtk?  Thanks in advance to those who

				-- Stupid Genius

/* Creating entry widget to input search string */
entry = gtk_entry_new();
gtk_signal_connect(GTK_OBJECT(entry), "activate",
			GTK_SIGNAL_FUNC(find_string), GTK_WIDGET(entry));
gtk_box_pack_start(GTK_BOX(vbox), GTK_WIDGET(entry), FALSE, FALSE, 0);
gtk_editable_select_region(GTK_EDITABLE(GTK_ENTRY(entry)), (gint) 0, (gint) -1);

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