Cygwin/Xterm scroll while selecting text

Doug Bohl
Sun May 7 19:11:00 GMT 2006

Yeah, Thomas is right.  I personally don't like the scrollbars, I just
use the scrollwheel on my mouse to scroll up and down text in xterm. 
So my method for selecting a large amount of text is:

- scroll to location of beginning text
- right click once on exactly where i want to begin selection
- scroll down with scrollwheel until end text is reached
- right click again exactly where i want to end selection

Of course, in conjunction with right-clicking, you could alternatively
use the scrollbar ;-)

On 5/4/06, Bill Shaffer <> wrote:
> Hello
> All:
> I am sorry if this is a repeat question - I've searched for a while and
> haven't found anthing.
> is there a way to get xterm to scroll up or down while selecting text, when
> the cursor hits the top/bottom of the window?  Currently I am limited to one
> screen at a time, which is painful if I want to select a lot of data.
> I am using cygwin 1.5.19-4, x11-base, xterm 202-1 on Win XP Pro.
> Thanks for any help.
> Bill
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