BUG: Middle clicking changes text cursor to useless cursor

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TsunamiZ
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BUG: Middle clicking changes text cursor to useless cursor

Post by TsunamiZ » 2015 Jan 20, 03:57

BUG: Middle clicking changes text cursor to useless pointing cursor. To workaround, we have to left click or middle click to change back to the text cursor. Please fix.

NOTE: I ran into this problem when using another program to make a macro for Editor2. I was trying to set the middle click to function as a triple click, to select paragraph. The current cursor behavior in Editor2 interferes with this.

Kilmatead
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Re: BUG: Middle clicking changes text cursor to useless curs

Post by Kilmatead » 2015 Jan 21, 21:58

This is not a bug. Middle-clicking invokes the common "fast/free-scroll" paradigm which is also used in many browsers, such as Firefox, IE, etc, as well as many PDF-Readers and editors. Far from being "useless" it is an extremely handy means of quickly scrolling through a long document without needing to go near the scrollbar.

While it may not be to everyone's taste, this is actually part of the Windows RichEdit control itself (the same type of control that WordPad is based upon for example) it is unlikely to be removed or changed.

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