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Re: Group selection not working with fluxbox, windowmaker (patch included)


On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Heiko Rosemann <heiko.rosemann@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have come across the same problem as Jacques mentioned in
> http://tech.dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/kicad-users/message/7780 - group
> selection does not work, dragging the mouse with left button pressed
> shows no reaction. This was on gentoo linux, fluxbox 1.0.0,
> wxGTK- and I also tried it with windowmaker. Strangely,
> dragging the middle mouse button for zooming works...

This very neat feature was indeed missing until now you submitted the

> After reading his "solution" in
> http://tech.dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/kicad-users/message/7781 I also
> tried xfce and with xfce this works.

For me with awesome tiling window manager it works very good, only as Dick said
the patch needs to be cleaned up.

> But that's no solution for me, I don't want to switch window managers
> just for pcb layout.

Yes, it should also work cross-platform and doesn't need to depend on
a window manager.

I hope someone can put this feature upstream and finds some time to
cleanup the patch.

Kind Regards,
Met vriendelijke groet,
Jerry Jacobs
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