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

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: [usability] mouse-1 for performing actions?
Date: Sun, 26 May 2002 01:05:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090007 (Oort Gnus v0.07) Emacs/21.2.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> What happens if you click within the current selection?
> Does that cancel the selection and move point there?
> Perhaps it should; that could help address Miles' complaint:
>     For instance, when you select a region, and get the start wrong by 1
>     character, you can't just redrag it, you have first get rid of the
>     region by clicking (outside the region!), and _then_ redragg.

Yes, the applications I tried behaved as you thought -- the selection
is canceled if you click anywhere (inside or outside the selection).
But Emacs already behaves this way from what I can tell.

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