Applying the double-click timeout preference correctly
corey.burger at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 00:17:49 BST 2006
On 7/23/06, Adam B <cruxic at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was going to submit this as a bug report but it might be closer to a
> "feature and policy" issue so I'll try here first:
> Today I reached my frustration limit while using Netbeans (a Java Swing
> IDE). It was very difficult to select anything in my project tree because
> the double click rate was way to fast for me (and most users I can imagine).
> Changing the Double-click timeout in Ubuntu's mouse preferences dialog did
> nothing to fix the issue. From what I can tell this dialog only effects
> Gnome applications because the setting is written to
> After some research I found the solution: create .Xresources in my home
> directory with the line
> *multiClickTime: 400. After a log out things worked correctly.
> Is there any compelling reason why the double-click timeout setting cannot
> be applied to X as well?
> - Adam
This would be a bug, and as such, doesn't really belong on this list.
Please file it on launchpad.
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