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Re: [Texmacs-dev] Patches: copy/paste and selection handling.

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] Patches: copy/paste and selection handling.
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 13:21:12 +0200
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On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 12:29:19PM +0200, Pablo Angulo wrote:
> > 2) I am fine with removing the current selection on mouse clicks,
> >    except for one potential drawback: when pasting using middle click,
> >    the cursor has not yet been positioned in a very precise manner.
> >    This is important in TeXmacs contrary to emacs, because different
> >    cursor position may be very (even infinitely) close graphically.
> >    Anyway, I do not see any appropriate fix, so we probably have
> >    to live with this drawback.
> >   
> How about the following?: when the middle button is pressed, you show
> the cursor position in a special color, then if the mouse moves with the
> middle button still pressed, the position of the cursor changes to show
> the final paste position, and when the middle button is released, you paste.

This does not solve the problem of cursor positions of zero width,
it would just provide an additional visual aid.
But it would probably be useful if someone has time to implement it... ;^)

Best wishes, Joris

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