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Re: "modern" colors Re: Changes for emacs 28

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: "modern" colors Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 18:24:26 +0700

On Sat, 12 Sep 2020 at 13:28, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> wrote:

> > 4) Right click: (Probably it is the most lacking functionality and
> > surprising for any user not using the terminal.) Right click is expected
> > to bring a panel with the most common operations. It is useful, fast
> > and somehow standard since 1995 while removing most of the needs of the
> > toolbar which takes precious vertical space.
> We have this on C-mouse-2 and C-mouse-3.  Putting those on mouse-2 and
> mouse-3 would fly in the face of pasting text from the window-system
> selection, which is something a text editor cannot possibly disable by
> default.

mouse-2 pastes text from selection and a context menu would not change
that. mouse-3, as far as I can tell[1], extends the selection to the
point of the click. In most applications, this is done by Shift+left

[1]: I have read the docstring for mouse-save-then-kill and it turns
out you can kill with a double-right-click. Maybe it’s convenient when
you internalize it. In a conventional UI, that would be
Shift+left-click to select, then right-click for context menu, then

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