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Re: font handling broken in cvs emacs --with-ns (MacOS X)


From: B Smith-Mannschott
Subject: Re: font handling broken in cvs emacs --with-ns (MacOS X)
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 13:34:31 +0100

On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:47 PM, Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> Am 04.01.2009 um 19:28 schrieb B Smith-Mannschott:
>
...
>> ***** Fourth attempt: Via context menu
>>
>> On the X11 version of emacs built from *the very same source*
>> S-mouse-1 pops up a menu "Change Default Buffer Face". I tried this on
>> my --with-ns build of emacs. No such menu is displayed.
>
> Yes, this looks like a bug!

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 12:31 PM, B Smith-Mannschott
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 12:28 AM, Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> wrote:
...
> (2.4) Context menu (S-mouse-1)
>      Menu still missing. This has already been identified as a bug.

This is not, in fact, a bug. It's a feature. It turns out that
S-mouse-1 extends the current selection, which is the usual convention
on Mac OS X. This is also documented:

   <S-Mouse-1> (i.e., clicking the left mouse button while holding down
   the <Shift> key) adjusts the region to the click position, just like
   <Mouse-3> (`mouse-save-then-kill'); it does not pop up a menu for
   changing the default face, as <S-Mouse-1> normally does (*note
   Temporary Face Changes::).  This change makes Emacs behave more like
   other Mac / GNUstep applications. ((--Mac / GNUStep Basics))

(silly me)
// Ben Smith-Mannschott




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