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Re: follow-link in grep buffer

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: follow-link in grep buffer
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2005 22:46:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Nick Roberts <address@hidden> writes:

> I realise that applications like web browsers use mouse-1 to follow
> links, so it is a good idea for Emacs to provide some consistency
> and it works well with Info pages. However, I am not sure if it is
> always appropriate as Emacs users understand that mouse-1 just
> generally moves the cursor, while mouse-2 might jump to another
> buffer. The grep buffer is an example. If I try to place the cursor
> anywhere on a line before the end of a match, the associated file
> pops up in another buffer.

Press the button for longer.  That avoids following the link.  How to
teach this best is a different question.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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