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Re: [usability] mouse-1 for performing actions?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [usability] mouse-1 for performing actions?
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 22:58:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Francesco Potorti` <address@hidden> writes:

|>    |> rxvt (similar to xterm) does not use this technique.  Rather, it uses
|>    |> dragging mouse1 to select a region.  But once a region is selected, you
|>    |> can extend it on both sides using mouse3.
|>    You can also mark text without dragging in both terminals.
|> >From the rxvt manual:
|>        Selection:
|>               Left click at the beginning of the region, drag  to
|>               the  end  of the region and release; Right click to
|>               extend the  marked  region;  Left  double-click  to
|>               select  a  word;  Left  triple-click  to select the
|>               entire line.

The manual obviously doesn't tell the whole truth.  Tested with rxvt
version 2.7.8.


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