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urxvt-selection(1)		 RXVT-UNICODE		    urxvt-selection(1)

NAME
       selection - more	intelligent selection (enabled by default)

DESCRIPTION
       This extension tries to be more intelligent when	the user extends
       selections (double-click	and further clicks). Right now,	it tries to
       select words, urls and complete shell-quoted arguments, which is	very
       convenient, too,	if your	ls supports "--quoting-style=shell".

       A double-click usually selects the word under the cursor, further
       clicks will enlarge the selection.

       The selection works by trying to	match a	number of regexes and
       displaying them in increasing order of length. You can add your own
       regexes by specifying resources of the form:

	  URxvt.selection.pattern-0: perl-regex
	  URxvt.selection.pattern-1: perl-regex
	  ...

       The index number	(0, 1...) must not have	any holes, and each regex must
       contain at least	one pair of capturing parentheses, which will be used
       for the match. For example, the following adds a	regex that matches
       everything between two vertical bars:

	  URxvt.selection.pattern-0: \\|([^|]+)\\|

       Another example:	Programs I use often output "absolute path: " at the
       beginning of a line when	they process multiple files. The following
       pattern matches the filename (note, there is a single space at the very
       end):

	  URxvt.selection.pattern-0: ^(/[^:]+):\

       You can look at the source of the selection extension to	see more
       interesting uses, such as parsing a line	from beginning to end.

       This extension also offers the following	actions:

       rot13
	   Rot-13 the selection	when activated.

	   Example:

	      URxvt.keysym.C-M-r: selection:rot13

9.22				  2020-08-28		    urxvt-selection(1)

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