Why selecting text with mouse often doesn't make the text
pasteable with mouse mid-button click?
dickey at radix.net
Sun Sep 18 17:28:20 UTC 2011
On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 09:06:44AM -0700, Yuri wrote:
> On 09/18/2011 06:05, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >>> I notice this again and again: when I select some text in Konsole
> >>> sometimes it doesn't paste with the middle mouse button click.
> >Where are you pasting? (on another terminal emulator, in an application
> >running in a terminal emulator, or within another X application)?
> Test selected in Konsole I usually paste into Konsole. and it fails
> maybe in 5-10% of cases.
hmm - no good guesses there. It could be an overactive Window manager
grabbing the focus away at the wrong point (it's a nuisance on Mac OS X
for instance). If it were a consistent problem with pasting into a
given application, I had a couple of ideas...
(consistent problems are easier to fix ;-)
Thomas E. Dickey
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