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Re: Touch events

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Touch events
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:04:30 -0400

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 12:56 PM, Clément Pit-Claudel
<address@hidden> wrote:

> One question: currently, Emacs doesn't expose mouse motion events.  The 
> code/docs say that it's because it generates too many events, but there are 
> legitimate uses for that (such as showing info in the echo area or the 
> modeline when the pointer is above a particular screen region).
> The only trick I know of is to use show-help-function, which requires jumping 
> through a bunch of annoying hoops.  Maybe now is a good time to add an option 
> to propagate these events to lisp? Maybe there should be a 
> high-frequency-events list of symbols that includes which events should be 
> propagated to Lisp? One pour (add-to-list 'high-frequency-events 
> 'mouse-motion) to enable them, for example.

Perhaps you are looking for `track-mouse'?

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