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Re: I don't understand the new aptitude

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 15:59:21 +0200, Dan H wrote:
> On Tue, 22 May 2007 15:16:44 +0200 Jochen Schulz wrote:
> > :) This isn't sadism, it's a feature of your terminal and aptitude.
> > You probably can use the mouse to open menus etc, just like in a
> > regular GUI application. Vim and mc can behave that way, too, and
> > there are probably some people who like that behaviour. The way to
> > switch it off probably depends on your terminal.
> Why anybody who likes point-and-click would use an xterm in the first
> place is beyond me. I'll have to find the place to turn it off.

>From aptitude's FAQ:

3.3. I want to select text, why doesn't aptitude let me disable the mouse?

When a program running in an xterm is using the mouse, the xterm disables text
selection. However, you can override this behavior and perform a selection by
holding the Shift key down.

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