[oclug]KDE/Gnome Clipboard communication
shad.young at sympatico.ca
Mon Nov 11 15:21:52 EST 2002
errr... the last line got messed heheh (damn spell checker) it sould read..
"So in Netscape select all and copy it is <alt>a <ctrl>c, yet in every other
app its <ctrl>a <ctrl>c.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shad Young" <shad.young at sympatico.ca>
To: <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2002 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: [oclug]KDE/Gnome Clipboard communication
> KDE also uses Klipper, which is a cut and past utility... ensure it is
> installed and running in your system tray. It will cut and paste almost
> everywhere, but be warned... Use "copy" <ctrl c> not "cut" <ctrl x> in
> or you end up with machine code output in KDE (at least in Mandrake 9.0).
> Be warned, Netscape is non conformant!. In some Distros,
> "cut/copy/paste/select" use <alt> and even worse, some like Mandrakes
> version MIX them! So in Netscape select all and copy it is <alt>a <ctrl>c,
> yet in every other app its <ctrl>a <ctrl>co.
> Anyway, good luck :)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gilles J. Seguin" <segg at infonet.ca>
> To: <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
> Sent: Monday, November 11, 2002 2:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [oclug]KDE/Gnome Clipboard communication
> > "Hugh Campbell, Finlayson & Singlehurst" wrote:
> > >
> > > Is anyone aware of an application that will allow cutting and pasting
> > > Gnome and KDE apps? Why can't a single clip board manager exist that
> > > handle 'input' from both KDE and Gnome?
> > >
> > > I'm going to punch my screen soon if I can't start easily copying and
> pasting. Far
> > > too often, I end up having to position windows just right so that I
> type in 100
> > > character long URL's, all because I am using the wrong combo of apps.
> That is
> > > _really_ tedious.
> > Can you confirm,
> > $ xclipboard &
> > - select application window
> > - select object
> > - drag mouse over text
> > - click at beginning, follow by holding down shift key and
> > clicking at end position, which can be before or after
> > first position
> > - activate copy to clipboard
> > This is usually, Ctrl+c ( Meta+c for Netscape)
> > The selected text and afterward copy to clipboard
> > must appear in the window of the xclipboard utility.
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