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Re: New Context Menu

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: New Context Menu
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 21:17:04 +0300

> Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 20:10:52 +0200
> From: Ergus <spacibba@aol.com>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org, juri@linkov.net
> >Actually, I take that back.  The reason for what you see is that the
> >menu is popped by down-mouse-3, not by mouse-3.  So if we can arrange
> >for optionally doing this with mouse-3 (why isn't that the default,
> >btw?), or if you could do that in your customizations, you should be
> >able to have the behavior you want.
> >
> Indeed, I tried that and it works!
> Something as simple as:
> (global-unset-key [down-mouse-3])
> (global-set-key [mouse-3] context-menu-entry)
> seems to work; but maybe Juri made the other one the default for some
> reason.


> Apart from that, there is another issue with the "Paste" command in tty.
> Paste calls mouse-yank-primary, but in tty this commands calls
> gui-get-primary-selection and there is no selection because it tries to
> get the one on the primary selection not the one in the system
> (secoundary or clipboard) not the emacs kill-ring either.
> So I get: error("No selection is available")

Which is the correct response.  If you run on an xterm that supports
pasting, you will get the result as on GUI frames.  Why is this a

And how do you get "Paste" in the context menu, btw?

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