[SATLUG] Selection Buffer sending text before completing selection

pcdls pcdls.ronin at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 19:36:09 CDT 2010

I came across something called autocutsel a while back when I was 
experimenting with X windows selection and cut buffers.  I didn't use it 
at that time.  However, it does mention a "buttonup" feature.  Here's a 


Good luck with your project.

On 6/18/2010 5:13 PM, Christopher Lemire wrote:
> How can I change the behavior of the selection buffer or a program
> that uses it ( I have xclip) to not send me text until the mouse
> button is released while clicking and dragging? This causes havok in
> the software I'm developing that tries to make use of the selection
> buffer. I need the full selection, not bits more bits more bits and
> then the full selection.
> I cannot listen for mouse events such as button release outside of the
> GUI of my program.

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