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Re: mouse-yank-primary and bug #7699

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: mouse-yank-primary and bug #7699
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 06:13:15 -0500

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 20:18:37 -0800
> Cc: address@hidden
> Wrt setting `select-active-regions': That variable (new in Emacs 23) has very
> poor documentation (see bug #7702), but from what I can tell from the doc it
> should have _no effect at all_ on Emacs for Windows, because the latter does 
> not
> have a primary selection.

Not entirely true: the Windows port emulates the primary selection
within the same Emacs session.  So customizing that option should make
active regions available for pasting with mouse-2 on Windows as well,
but only if you paste in the same Emacs session.

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