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Re: disable mouse input


From: David Combs
Subject: Re: disable mouse input
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 00:33:42 +0000 (UTC)

In article <address@hidden>,
Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:


Given that you can do SO MUCH in emacs via just your fingers
in touch-typing position, it quickly becomes a pain to have
to move your (right) hand to grab the mouse and move it, and
then move your hand back to the proper place on the keyboard.

Thus, I basically never use the mouse when in Emacs.

And, I don't need to, because I can get anywhere I want
via a simple search to where I want the cursor to go to.

Please, take the handy emacs "tutorial", which is trivially
easy to get into from the middle of emacs: simply do
   Control-H and then T (for tutorial).

I believe (it's been a long time) that while in the
tutorial you won't use the mouse even once (since it
was written long, long before the average emacs user
had access to mice, ie before GUIs existed.)

Once you finish the tutorial, read the emacs manual.

I know it's bad form to suggest this, but two very
good textbooks on emacs exist.  Google 
          amazon     emacs
and see what comes up.

Good luck!

David




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