How can I cut and paste from xterm _into_ another program ?
f.staals at zonnet.nl
Sun Feb 27 21:12:27 GMT 2005
Adam McMaster wrote:
> On 27 Feb 2005, at 20:16, Joe Schmoe wrote:
>> I am using a very vanilla XFree86 installation on fbsd
>> 5.3. I am using ratpoison as my window manager.
>> If I highlight text in an xterm, it is immediately in
>> my buffer, and I can paste it into that xterm, or any
>> other xterm. Further, if I copy text in my web
>> browser, I can paste it into all my xterms.
>> However, I cannot take text that I copied in my xterm
>> and paste it into my browser (opera). Why is this ?
>> Why can I go in one direction (paste from opera into
>> xterm) but not the other (paste from xterm into opera)
> What're you doing to paste? Middle-click should work fine.
> - Adam McMaster <adam at moosoft.net>
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Copy: select the text:
Paste: middle mouseclick. If you got a 2 button mouse it you most
probably have to do this: left and right click at the same time.
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