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Re: Makeing edit function more like win style

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: Makeing edit function more like win style
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 12:19:21 -0600
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; SunOS i86pc; en-US; rv: Gecko/20020406 Netscape6/6.2.2 wrote:
> Apologies to Kai and other posters.  It was all user error.
> I'd originally tried to unload the clipboard from a C-c in Browser by
> hitting right mouse in emacs then when that failed I tried C-y and
> finally edit/paste.  None of those worked:
> I see now it was the sequence that made it fail.  I needed to resupply
> the clipboard by C-c again in the Browser.
> C-c in Browser and C-y works but if you stick a right mouse click
> inside emacs before C-y, it will fail.  Strangely though, trying a C-v
> (windows key combo for yanking) before C-y and the c-y still works.
> But right mouse click unloads the clipboard somehow.

`C-h k <mouse-3>' explains:

| <mouse-3> at that spot runs the command mouse-save-then-kill
|    which is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `mouse'.
| (mouse-save-then-kill CLICK)
| Save text to point in kill ring; the second time, kill the text.
| If the text between point and the mouse is the same as what's
| at the front of the kill ring, this deletes the text.
| Otherwise, it adds the text to the kill ring, like M-w,
| which prepares for a second click to delete the text.
| If you have selected words or lines, this command extends the
| selection through the word or line clicked on.  If you do this
| again in a different position, it extends the selection again.
| If you do this twice in the same position, the selection is killed.

Kevin Rodgers

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