Re: no scroll when selecting text?
- From: Steffen Klemer <masterofheap gmx net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: no scroll when selecting text?
- Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 18:37:35 +0100
Am 2003.11.02 14:39 schrieb(en) Peter Bloomfield:
> Hi Russell!
> On 11/02/2003 03:35:40 AM, Russell L. Harris wrote:
>> Sometimes I need to select and cut a portion of a letter, so I can
>> paste the portion into another document which I am composing in emacs.
>> The only way I have found to select text (other than to use SELECT ALL
>> from the EDIT menu) is drag the cursor, using the mouse. But, when I
>> attempt to drag past the bottom of the screen, the screen doesn't
>> scroll as I drag.
> But if you scroll the message manually after dragging past the bottom,
> you'll see that the text really was selected--you just have to guess how
> much of it was!
>> A work-around is to use SELECT ALL, paste the entire letter, then use
>> emacs to edit out the unwanted material.
> or guess!
I simply select it with the mouse and if I'm at the end of the screen I
use my scroll-wheel ;)
Nothing easier than this... *hehe*
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