Questions tagged [mouse]

for Emacs support of mouse. Emacs mouse interface supports click events, drag events, button-down events, and motion events. Whereas the current buffer handles keystrokes, mouse events in a clicked buffer are independent of the current buffer.

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Terminal Emacs not receiving <wheel-up> or <wheel-down>?

From what I understand, I should be able to get mouse scrolling to work in emacs nox mode with the following: (require 'mouse) (xterm-mouse-mode t) (mouse-wheel-mode t) (global-set-key (kbd "<...
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Horizontal Scroll Wheel on Mouseover Buffer

My mouse has a horizontal scroll function, where I can tap the scroll wheel left and right to scroll horizontally. By default, it seems Emacs does nothing with that. The scroll wheel produces <...
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How to detect the modifier key state with track-mouse?

When using track-mouse pressing modifier keys doesn't generate events. Is there a way to detect if any modifier keys are held while tracking the mouse?
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Disable mouse drag to select

I often run into an issue where I will click in a Emacs frame to make it active and accidentally slide my cursor so that it changes from a click to a drag. This means that some text is highlighted ...
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How to reliably redefine scroll wheel in isearch? [I'm using Mitsuharu Yamamoto's Mac port]

I decided to define <wheel-up> and <wheel-down> to isearch-repeat-forward and isearch-repeat-backward in the isearch-mode-map. This works, but if you scroll quickly, it reverts to ...
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Is it possible to use the mouse wheel for company mode?

I'm using the Cocoa version of Emacs. When company mode presents a list of completions you can use the mouse to select one. It would seem natural to be able to use the mouse wheel to scroll through ...
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Control or set the emacs mouse button event polling rate?

I have been using artist-mode and noticed that even at moderate mouse movement speeds the mouse event polling rate (here for down-mouse-1) does not seem to keep up (so lines end up with scattered ...
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(Windows Terminal) and xterm-mouse-mode has a problem

Don’t really know where to post this issue, or even the nature of it, but it can get very frustrating. This is not exclusive to Windows Terminal, MobaXTerm has the same problem. So I use emacs under ...
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How to make the mouse only change point only when clicked in the same window?

I want to change the mouse behaviour in Emacs: When I click between windows (i.e. from one window into another)), I only want to select the new window and not change point. This is the behaviour ...
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Prevent mouse click from changing cursor position while in insert mode

I work on a laptop most of the time and it happens somewhat often that while inserting some text (in evil mode) I will accidentally hit the touchpad with my thumb, changing the cursor position and ...
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How to avoid entering visual mode when clicking a link while using evil?

Emacs newbie here using spacemacs. How to avoid entering visual mode when clicking a link while using evil? This is particularly problematic in org-mode.
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How to change mouse pointer in mode line or header line?

The mouse pointer shape changes whether its over the buffer, over the mode line, or header line, if that exists. How can I change the mouse pointer shapes for these different areas to something other ...
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Set scroll-amount for mouse wheel in .emacs

What I've tried in .emacs (note: I don't know elisp, and just tried cobbling this stuff together from googling and from other people's stuff) is (mouse-wheel-mode 't) ;;; mouse-wheel enabled (setq ...
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mouse-wheel-follow-mouse for horizontal scrolling?

I like having mouse-wheel-follow-mouse set to non-nil, so I can use the trackpad to scroll an inactive window. Unfortunately, it doesn't apply to horizontal scrolling, so if I try to scroll an ...
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Unicode character escape sequences instead of text upon mouse-2 paste from other windows

I am having a weird problem with emacs: When pasting non-ascii text, e.g. € from X-clipboard with the middle mouse button into x-enabled emacs I get Unicode character escape sequences, e.g. \u20ac ...
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mwheel-scroll bindings between GUI and terminal?

Using an Emacs daemon (28, pgtk branch) switching between GUI and terminal, I can't get mouse scrolling to work on both. They work on each individually, but the issue is with the mouse-wheel-{up,down}-...
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xterm-mouse-mode inserting cursor information on drag

I'm running into a problem with emacs used via ssh. The problem occurs when I: Log in remotely using SSH on Konsole Run emacs -Q Invoke mouse mode with M-x xterm-mouse-mode When I click-and-drag on ...
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Silence <location> <wheel-direction> is undefined

How to silence GNU Emacs on MacOS with magic mouse? Forever getting the bell and messages telling me certain mouse wheel features are undefined when hovering in certain places. For example <...
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Double-Mouse-1 doesn't do selection

When I do a double click, I don't see any selection. Is there anything I need to enable to make it work? Other mouse functionalities work fine. See http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/...