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Old 03-30-2006, 06:55 PM   #1
takahaya
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Question cygwin vim copy/paste problem


not sure I'm eligible to be asking questions here (cygwin?) but here goes anyway...

Am running vim from rxvt terminal (no Xwindow) in cygwin. Can paste *into* vim ok but cannot copy stuff from vim into other apps. Is this possible without running an Xwindows session?

Any help much appreciated!

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Old 03-31-2006, 12:44 AM   #2
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How are you copying and pasting? Should be:
* highlight to copy
* middle-click or Shift-Ins to paste
 
Old 03-31-2006, 01:16 AM   #3
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Can paste ok (from clipboard/other apps) via Shift-Insert(or Middle-click), but highlighting text doesn't copy to the clipboard so's I can paste into external apps. The vim help mentions something about how anything that goes into the "* register is effectively copied to the clipboard but that doesn't seem to be working for me. Any suggestions?
 
  


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