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bug#5180: 23.1.90; Secondary selection and M-w


From: Alan Third
Subject: bug#5180: 23.1.90; Secondary selection and M-w
Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:44:01 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (darwin)

Leo <address@hidden> writes:

> 2009/12/11 Drew Adams <address@hidden>:
>> I never noticed it before, but I can confirm that it happens, but only if the
>> the Meta key is pressed before releasing the mouse button.

I can replicate this, but I assume it's normal behaviour.

> I would not find it annoying if that were my case. However, I use the
> trackpad with a laptop. I don't know whether that causes the
> difference.
>
> I also find that the Meta key has to be held down for a while (about 1
> or 2 s)  but it can be done after releasing the mouse button (with my
> hand off the trackpad). Thus:
>
>  To reproduce:
>  1. Drag the mouse to select some text
>  2. Stop dragging by moving your hand away from the trackpad and
> (after a short delay) HOLD DOWN the Meta (as in M-w) key

I can't replicate this in Emacs 25. Are you able to check whether you
still get this behaviour in a recent version of Emacs?

-- 
Alan Third





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