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Date:      Thu, 25 Mar 2021 18:52:43 +0000
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        Doug Denault <doug@safeport.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Xorg/Lenovo/drm revisited
Message-ID:  <20210325185243.52e604a89737328d6de20292@sohara.org>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.2103251354570.62264@bucksport.safeport.com>
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On Thu, 25 Mar 2021 14:01:49 -0400 (EDT)
Doug Denault <doug@safeport.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Mar 2021, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 25 Mar 2021 12:55:46 -0400 (EDT)
> > Doug Denault <doug@safeport.com> wrote:
> >
> >> None of these systems recognize double-click as paste in xterm or on
> >> the xfce desktop. The latter is almost irrelevant as that is supposed
> >> to list all windows on all desktops (I have 8). Having to drop the
> >> mouse and do shift-insert is annoying but almost a "who cares".
> >
> > 	I've always (some decades now) used middle button for paste in
> > X11, double click selects a word IME.
> 
> That acutally might explain #2. The mouse I am using as are all the usb 
> one's I have are at least 10, maybe 15 years old, no three buttons here. 
> For these guys double-click has always meant paste. Not supporting legacy 
> stuff may be the norm these days.

	By double click do you mean hit both buttons ? That used to be
controlled by an EmulateThreeButtons setting somewhere in the X config
(it's been a long time since I needed it).

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