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Re: [External] : Re: Fix for `use-region-p' problem [was: Elisp test f
Re: [External] : Re: Fix for `use-region-p' problem [was: Elisp test for whether `mouse-1' is pressed?]
Tue, 9 Nov 2021 17:58:52 +0100
On Tue, Nov 09, 2021 at 04:17:01PM +0000, Drew Adams wrote:
> > Oh, I think I get it now. So I did the following experiment:
> > (setq my-timer
> > (run-with-timer 0 0.05
> > (lambda()
> > (message "%s REG=%s"
> > (current-time-string)
> > (use-region-p)))))
> Cool. Thanks for trying, and looking into it.
> > Now while the above is running, when I click with mouse-1, REG
> > says "nil" /until/ I move the mouse far enough that the region
> > is at least one char wide: then REG says t. If I go back to the
> > starting point (while keeping mouse-1 down all the time), REG
> > says nil again.
> That's exactly right. That's the point of the fix.
> I know that you're talking about using that recipe
> _without_ the fix. And you're right, in what you say.
> But only when option `use-empty-active-region' is nil.
Oh, now I see it, too. Thanks.
In this light, I'd think your fix makes sense.
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