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Old 10-06-2003, 01:22 AM   #1
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how do I copy a selection from xterm to clipboard?

simple question: if I'm running xterm under xfce4, and I want to copy a few lines (usually for pasting into forum posts), how do I? I can highlight a selection, but no right-click menu, and ctrl-c or any other key combo I've tried doesn't work.
Old 10-06-2003, 01:43 AM   #2
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Simply highlighting the words automagically puts it into the 'clipboard'. Just use your 3rd mouse button to paste it (or your 1st and 2nd buttons at the same time).


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