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Re: mouse-autoselect-window-select

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: mouse-autoselect-window-select
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:59:24 +0300

> Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:36:29 +0200
> From: martin rudalics <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden
>  > This change in window.el:
>  >
>  >    (mouse-autoselect-window-select): Autoselect only if we are in the
>  >    text portion of the window.
>  >
>  > should IMO also trigger auto-selection when the mouse is in the
>  > display margin area of the window.  That's because from the user
>  > perspective the margins are an integral part of the text displayed in
>  > a window, not one of the decorations.  Excluding display margins will
>  > probably surprise users.
> We can do that, obviously.  But then, if `fringes-outside-margins' is
> non-nil, I would have to trigger autoselection for fringes as well.  So
> I'd like to wait until someone really finds the new behavior annoying.

You could exclude the case of fringes-outside-margins.  No need to
wait for a complaint to DTRT.

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