R. David Murray  committed 4401003

#10404: Use ctl-button-1 for context menus on OSX Idle.

This provides access to the context menus where they previously could
not be accessed due to the way OSX Tk binds buttons. It also
improves platform consistency.

Patch by Ned Deily.

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File Lib/idlelib/

         if macosxSupport.runningAsOSXApp():
             # Command-W on editorwindows doesn't work without this.
             text.bind('<<close-window>>', self.close_event)
+            # Some OS X systems have only one mouse button,
+            # so use control-click for pulldown menus there.
+            #  (Note, AquaTk defines <2> as the right button if
+            #   present and the Tk Text widget already binds <2>.)
+            text.bind("<Control-Button-1>",self.right_menu_event)
+        else:
+            # Elsewhere, use right-click for pulldown menus.
+            text.bind("<3>",self.right_menu_event)
         text.bind("<<cut>>", self.cut)
         text.bind("<<copy>>", self.copy)
         text.bind("<<paste>>", self.paste)
         text.bind("<<find-selection>>", self.find_selection_event)
         text.bind("<<replace>>", self.replace_event)
         text.bind("<<goto-line>>", self.goto_line_event)
-        text.bind("<3>", self.right_menu_event)
-- Issue $9907: Fix tab handling on OSX when using editline by calling
+- Issue #10404: Use ctl-button-1 on OSX for the context menu in Idle.
+- Issue #9907: Fix tab handling on OSX when using editline by calling
   rl_initialize first, then setting our custom defaults, then reading .editrc.
 - Issue #4188: Avoid creating dummy thread objects when logging operations