l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
October 20: Web Application Hacking: How to Make and Break Security on the Web
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Oct. 10: LUGOD Installfests coming again soon
Page last updated:
2002 Apr 09 14:03

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] modifying mouse selection behavior under X
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] modifying mouse selection behavior under X



begin nbs <nbs@sonic.net> 
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 12:28:33PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > is there a way to modify the selection behavior of the mouse under X?
> 
> It depends on the terminal.  It'd be nice if it were some shared,
> system-wide preference (it probably is under KDE, knowing them :) )
> 
> I'm not in front of KDE right now, but under Gnome-Terminal, in the
> 'Preferences' window, you can adjust the
> "Select-by-word characters" setting.

egads!  the first thing that makes me want to use a desktop manager.
prolly still won't make me take the cpu hog plunge tho.   ;)  i'm going
to look into mark's suggestion and if it doesn't pan out i'll experiment
with booting up gnome when not playing games.

> (Note, I had to type this by hand, because the fscking Gnome Help Browser
> doesn't let me highlight text to paste.  Argh!)
 
yuck.  that deserves a bug report.

> I can't find anything under xterm like this.
> There may be an X resource for it.
> (I don't seem to have a man page for xterm!  Bizarre!  This is Debian!)
 
really?  i have an xterm man page.  i think it might be symlinked to
x-terminal-emulator(1).   try manning that.
 
> And under rxvt, maybe I'm stupid, but I can't seem to pop any
> preference menus up like I can in xterm and gnome-terminal.

i don't think rxvt has one.

thanks for the info, bill!

pete
_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.