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Re: [MacOS X] User interface Q

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  • Subject: [mg34778] Re: [mg34753] [MacOS X] User interface Q
  • From: BobHanlon at aol.com
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 01:55:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In a message dated 6/5/02 4:45:34 AM, nr001 at dkweb.ch writes:

>In Mathematica 4.1.5 for MacOSX, double-clicking a word selects
>the whole cell contents instead of selecting only the
>double-clicked word. I've reviewed all the options I could
>think of, but I didn't find a way to change this behavior.
>Is there some obvious setting I failed to notice ? Thanks
>in advance for your help.
>

I use 4.1.5 on Mac OS X.  I do not have the problem that you describe.

You appear to be getting a triple-click when you double-click; perhaps 
contact bounce in your mouse.  Are you having similar problems in other apps 
such as MS Word?  

I suggest that you change your double-click speed setting (Apple/System 
Preferences.../Mouse/Double-Click Speed) to see if that helps.  Move the 
setting towards Fast.


Bob Hanlon
Chantilly, VA  USA


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