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Old 09-01-2003, 11:54 AM   #1
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Question Copy & Paste?


How do I copy and paste between linux applications?
 
Old 09-01-2003, 11:59 AM   #2
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In the same way you would copy and paste in the same app - highlight text, picture, etc in first app, go to second app and right click and select paste.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 11:59 AM   #3
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Lightbulb try this

Sometimes the mouse part don't work. If you copy something in kmail for instance and want to put it in Mozilla, you can right click and copy in Kmail then goto Mozilla and either middle button click or do ctrl + v to paste.

cut ctrl + x
copy ctrl + c
paste ctrl + v

I hope they will fix this in 9.2. They know the bug is there and are working on it.

 
Old 09-01-2003, 12:00 PM   #4
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First select the text and then to copy (ctrl+shift+c) and for paste (ctrl+shift+v).
 
Old 09-01-2003, 12:13 PM   #5
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and if all them methods do not work, then you can also try::
::copy:: ctrl-insert
::paste:: shift-insert
 
Old 09-01-2003, 12:23 PM   #6
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This is probabily just me but those methods don't seem to work in xchat.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 12:45 PM   #7
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no its not just you, cause i to this day cannot figure it out, and just came to the conclusion that you can't in XChat...hopefully someone knows the know how if not then i will continue to believe that you cannot copy/paste in xchat...
 
Old 09-02-2003, 11:18 AM   #8
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http://www.xchat.org/faq.html#q21

"4. How do I cut and paste in X-Chat?

It's exactly the same as any other X application. You simply mark the text you want, and then press middle mouse button to paste (if you only have a 2 button mouse, press left and right buttons at once). "

Perhaps my mouse settings are wrong.
 
Old 09-02-2003, 12:27 PM   #9
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well i think that is referring to cutting from another app and pasting into xchat....which i have no problem doing whatsoever...
well actually they have to be talking about that, cause you can't cut anything from xchat....now to the point of case...i still don't think there is a way to copy text from a window in xchat and paste it elsewhere...
 
Old 09-03-2003, 09:05 AM   #10
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They must be as I can't get it to work either.
 
  


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