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Re: move selection by dragging it with the middle mouse button?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: move selection by dragging it with the middle mouse button?
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:07:20 +0300

> Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:04:25 +0200
> From: <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 02:29:24AM -0700, address@hidden wrote:
> > With my previous editor I could select some text (e.g. by dragging
> > the left mouse button) and then by clicking and dragging with the
> > middle mouse button I could move the selected text around.
> > 
> > Is this possible with Emacs and how?
> 
> As far as I can see, Emacs can only be a drop target, not a drag source.
> So the answer seems to be "sorry, not without changing the C sources".
> 
> Please someone correct me if I'm wrong.

AFAIK, drag-and-drop does work in Emacs, in both directions.



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