clipboard limits with copu and paste?

Chris Pressey cpressey at
Thu May 8 08:38:19 PDT 2003

On Thu, 08 May 2003 10:11:52 +0000
"How Can ThisBe" <howcanthisbe300 at> wrote:

> HI, I'm using vim (without the GUI) and trying to paste a large
> sections of text from another application (source view of a HTML page
> in mozilla). However I only seem to be able to paste in 'chunks'. It
> appears that there is something like a copy size limit. I was
> wondering if this buffersize can be set somewhere. I have search vim,
> XFree, FreeBSD and google for last few hours trying to find a answer.
> I'm guessing I maybe searching for the wrong terms or something so a
> simple 'look for XYZ' answer is possible all I need.
> Thanks!


This isn't really an answer to your question, but you could try saving
the file from Mozilla and opening it in Vim, instead of copying and


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