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Re: [NEW PATCH] mouse-1 click follows link

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: [NEW PATCH] mouse-1 click follows link
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 10:57:56 +0100
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Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:

> Kim F. Storm wrote:
>> "Robert J. Chassell" <address@hidden> writes:
>>>To me, the use of mouse-1 to follow links is odd, since I mainly use
>>>it to set point, and I do that far more often than follow links.
>> How often do you set point in a link ?
> I am very frustrated by interfaces that don't let me select (aka copy)
> the link text by click-and-drag.

I have the same frustration -- so with my proposed change, dragging
the mouse works as it always did, i.e.  it copies the link text.

It only follows the link if you CLICK the mouse button.

And if you really want to set point in the link, just hold the
mouse-1 button down a litte longer.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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