Re: patch for select in zvt

Ben Ford wrote:
> Nathan Hurst wrote:
> >On Tue, 15 May 2001, Iain wrote:
> >
> >>This is a nicer way than the Windows.
> >>iain
> >>
> >>>The classic solution to this on Macintosh is that a drag that starts with 
> >>>a double-click selects words at a time and a drag that starts with a 
> >>>triple-click selects lines at a time.
> >>>
> >
> >Absolutely!  This is the nicest way proposed so far.  The user already
> >understands double-click, and double-click is easy to do (you don't need
> >to move your hands).  It's also well defined and easy to explain.
> >
> >njh
> Hmm, yet another skill users have to learn.  Do you have any idea how 
> hard it was for me to get my mom to even double click in the first 
> place?  And then to stop double clicking on everything, e.g. links?

Entering the fray late, I don't see why we don't follow standard X windows
behaviour, single click letter, double click word, triple click line.

That's just about Macintosh as described above.  And once learned it's the same
everywhere unixy.

Just MHO,

michaeld senet com au             Close, but no banana

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