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Re: address@hidden: use-file-dialog should not apply to mouse in *Comple

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: address@hidden: use-file-dialog should not apply to mouse in *Completions*]
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2007 08:15:31 +0100
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20071031)

This does not happen on X11, must be an W32 only bug.

        Jan D.

Richard Stallman skrev:
This is a real bug.  Would someone please fix it, then ack?

From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
To: "Bug-Gnu-Emacs" <address@hidden>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2007 00:17:10 -0800
Message-ID: <address@hidden>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
Subject: use-file-dialog should not apply to mouse in *Completions*

The doc string of `use-file-dialog' says "it applies to commands from
menus and tool bar buttons". That suggests that it does not apply to
command names that you click mouse-2 on in *Completions* -
e.g. `find-file-other-window' from `M-x'. However, that's what
happens: if the value is non-nil, then the file dialog box pops up. It
should not.

Please fix the variable in accordance with its doc string (menus and
tool-bar buttons only). If it's thought that users should be also able
to specify the file dialog box for *Completions* (to keep using the
mouse to pick the file), then there should be another option for that
- it's too common to want a file dialog box for menus and tool-bar
buttons but not for *Completions*.

In GNU Emacs 22.1.1 (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600)
 of 2007-06-02 on RELEASE
Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 5.1.2600
configured using `configure --with-gcc (3.4) --cflags -Ic:/gnuwin32/include'

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