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Re: [Pan-users] Re: Re: Some remarks about the user interface

From: jef_e
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] Re: Re: Some remarks about the user interface
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 21:09:05 -0400
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Thufir wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 20:41:49 -0400, jef_e wrote:
>> I make use of all 3 methods that use a mouse (4 if you count
>> double-clicking a single article), but never use just keyboard. I've
>> lost a major selection method -- when trying to clean out some of the
>> huge binary groups, I liked to just sit back, drag-select and let the
>> headers scroll by. No movement required on my part until I saw a point
>> where I wanted to stop selecting. At that point, a quick move up to
>> Articles/Delete - or a quick jab at the Delete key.
> Would you explain how you drag-select and what that accomplishes, please?

Basically, in the Header pane, you click and hold on an article, then
drag your mouse down (or up) the list of headers, stopping wherever you

I find it most convenient for multipart articles that I want. Click-hold
on part 1, then drag until I get to the last part. Let go, then right
click and save them. No need to touch the keyboard as with the
Shift-select or ctrl-select.

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