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Re: mouse-autoselect-window-select

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: mouse-autoselect-window-select
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:45:19 -0600
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> Unfortunately, some objects that shall be dragged can be difficult to
> localize with the mouse as, for example, the one-pixel divider between
> windows when scrollbars are absent.  In such cases one window can get
> inadvertently selected even when selection is delayed.  Disabling
> selection when the mouse is over a margin or fringe does help here.  I
> invite you to experiment with the old and new behavior to either confirm
> my claim or provide evidence against it.

Is that true even when it is required that the mouse be completely still
for the delay?  I would think that the user would be trembling the mouse
around continuously trying to find the small drag target.


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