On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 06:43:30AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote: > hmm - no: you're confusing the mouse pointer and the text cursor. > Let's settle on using the terminology in the xterm manpage. Just a minor point here... In the submitter's defense, the xterm manpage does sometimes use "pointer", and sometimes uses "mouse". I suggest changing "mouse" to "pointer" everywhere. % MANWIDTH=75 man -Tascii xterm | egrep -1 'mouse' Xterm allows character-based applications to receive mouse events (cur- rently button-press and release events, and button-motion events) as -- ors: the vt100 foreground and background colors, the text cur- sor color, the mouse cursor foreground and background colors, the Tektronix emulator foreground and background colors, and -- highlightSelection (class HighlightSelection) If ``false'', selecting with the mouse highlights all positions on the screen between the beginning of the selection and the -- CHARACTER CLASSES Clicking the middle mouse button twice in rapid succession will cause all characters of the same class (e.g., letters, white space, punctua- -- the third parameter mouse is given, the action is ignored when mouse reporting is enabled. The second case is probably the most potentially confusing in this context. -- G. Branden Robinson | Yesterday upon the stair, Debian GNU/Linux | I met a man who wasn't there. firstname.lastname@example.org | He wasn't there again today, http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | I think he's from the CIA.
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