[Bf-funboard] Middle click paste

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Thu May 21 11:02:25 CEST 2015

On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 6:10 PM, Alex Fraser <alex at phatcore.com> wrote:
> On 21 May 2015 5:31 pm, "Campbell Barton" <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yep, its possible.
>> Another problem, It didnt cross my mind replying to last mail, but
>> currently text boxes select text when you activate them. (mainly
>> useful for number buttons where you often enter in new values)...
> I think Chrome selects the text in the URL when it gains focus, but only
> puts it in the selection buffer if you intentionally select it, e.g. by
> double/triple clicking.

Interesting. didn't know that.

> If you use middle click to paste, it would need to still be possible to
> middle-click and drag to pan the view while over a text box.

Think thats not a problem. blender can differentiate click/drag events.

> Not a bad idea though. I too miss this functionality from time to time.

Same, ... I'd be more positive about suggestions like this if there
were more active UI devs (and if this code wasn't already a hassle to

Also, curious if Wayland/Mir intend to keep this feature.

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