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Re: Why mouse-1/2/3 ?

From: Tim Cross
Subject: Re: Why mouse-1/2/3 ?
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 16:12:18 +1000

Also, some mice have more than 3 buttons - mine has 5 for example.

On Sun, 26 Apr 2020 at 14:12, Po Lu <address@hidden> wrote:

> Why emacs calls these mouse-1, 2 and 3? Wouldn't it be more user friendly to say
> left mouse button, middle mouse button and right mouse button?

Mouse-1 is the first button on a mouse from the left.
Mouse-2 is the second (scroll wheel) button on a mouse from the left.
Mouse-3 is the third, and so on.



Tim Cross

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