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Old 10-30-2001, 10:13 AM   #1
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cut and paste


the ctrl-c, ctrl-v, ctrl-x dosn't work on linux.
Is there an alternative?
thx
 
Old 10-30-2001, 11:09 AM   #2
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highlight the selected text, move to destiniation, press 3rd button, or both buttons for a 2 button mouse, assuming you've got 3rd button emulation on
 
Old 10-30-2001, 04:12 PM   #3
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Is there other way of doing so without the mouse?
 
Old 10-30-2001, 05:23 PM   #4
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ctrl-c and ctrl-v work for me. what prog are you using?
 
Old 10-30-2001, 06:26 PM   #5
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that really is one of the stupidest standards there is. Control + c for copy. might be convenient, but control + C is obviously the most common escape sequence... what prat thought it was a good HCI idea... ahh well...

every realised that ctrl+c doesn't work in windows telnet... with good reason.
 
Old 11-01-2001, 01:44 AM   #6
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true... ctrl-c was probably the stupidest idea in the whole history of metacharacters. i hate to admit it, but i really prefer the ms-windows standard of ctrl-insert and shift-insert for cut-and-pasting.
 
Old 11-01-2001, 01:38 PM   #7
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since when has ms used ctrl + insert and shift + insert for cut and paste? every ms application I've ever used was ctrl c,x and v. I do remember back in slack 2.x days shift +insert and ctrl+insert worked for cut and paste but thats long gone.

O yah in my current slack 8 its just left click to paste. though i think if i hit both buttons it does too. (i only have a 2 button mouse)
 
  


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