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bug#16382: Cut/Copy tool-bar icons issue


From: Jan Djärv
Subject: bug#16382: Cut/Copy tool-bar icons issue
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:47:45 +0100

Hello.

14 jan 2014 kl. 18:25 skrev Angelo Graziosi <address@hidden>:

> Il 14/01/2014 17.07, Jan Djärv ha scritto:
>> Hello.
>> 
>> 14 jan 2014 kl. 10:03 skrev Angelo Graziosi <address@hidden>:
>> 
>>> Should we open a new bug report for this?
>>> 
>> 
>> This report is fine.  The omission to copy to PRIMARY looks intended, 
>> because when text is read-only and cut acts like copy, text is copied to 
>> PRIMARY.
> 
> "intended" ? If it is intended, which is its usefulness?
> 
> If one wants to move text from a place to another, this doesn't work using 
> the mouse and the "cut" icon on the tool-bar...
> 
> 1. select the text with mouse-1 (dragging over the text)

This should already put the text in PRIMARY.

> 2. click the "cut" icon on the tool-bar: the text is removed
> 3. now move the mouse pointer where you want the text to reappear
> 4. click mouse-2 to paste: nothing happens
> 
> So, newly, which the usefulness of the above "intended" omission?
> 
> 
>> I wonder if there is some thought behind this we don't see.
> 
> ah..
> 

Does it work if you use C-w instead of cut?

        Jan D.






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