Commit 43391ff3 authored by Dave Love's avatar Dave Love
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(Mouse Avoidance): New section.

parent 259a88ca
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* Highlight Changes:: Using colors to show where you changed the buffer.
* Trailing Whitespace:: Showing possibly-spurious trailing whitespace.
* Tooltips:: Showing `tooltips', AKA `ballon help' for active text.
* Mouse Avoidance:: Moving the mouse pointer out of the way.
* Misc X:: Iconifying and deleting frames.
* Non-Window Terminals:: Multiple frames on terminals that show only one.
* XTerm Mouse:: Using the mouse in an XTerm terminal emulator.
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@section Trailing Whitespace
@cindex trailing whitespace
@cindex whitespace, trailing
@vindex show-trailing-whitespace
The option @code{show-trailing-whitespace} can be customized so that
Emacs displays trailing whitespace in the face
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line containing the whitespace.
@node Tooltips
@section Tooltips (or `Ballon Help')
@section Tooltips (or `Balloon Help')
@cindex balloon help
@findex tooltip-mode
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The customization group @code{tooltip} controls various aspects of their
display.
@node Mouse Avoidance
@section Mouse Avoidance
Mouse Avoidance mode keeps the window system mouse pointer away from
point to avoid obscuring text. Whenever the mouse is moved, the frame
is also raised. To use it, customize the option
@code{mouse-avoidance-mode}. You can set this to various values to move
the mouse in several ways:
@table @code
@item banish
Move the mouse to the upper-right corner on any keypress;
@item exile
Move the mouse to the corner only if the cursor gets too close,
and allow it to return once the cursor is out of the way;
@item jump
If the cursor gets too close to the mouse, displace the mouse
a random distance & direction;
@item animate
As @code{jump}, but shows steps along the way for illusion of motion;
@item cat-and-mouse
The same as @code{animate};
@item proteus
As @code{animate}, but changes the shape of the mouse pointer too.
@end table
You can also use the command @kbd{M-x mouse-avoidance-mode} to turn on
the mode.
@node Misc X
@section Miscellaneous X Window Features
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@node XTerm Mouse
@section Using a Mouse in Terminal Emulators
@cindex xterm, mouse support
@cindex terminal emulators, mouse support
Some terminal emulators under X support mouse clicks in the terminal
window. In a terminal emulator which is compatible with @code{xterm},
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