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bug#25131: thwarted from copying what one sees in Info


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#25131: thwarted from copying what one sees in Info
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:25:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

On Dez 07 2016, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

>> From: Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:29:36 +0100
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> 
>> > Go to e.g.,
>> > (info "(coreutils) Sorting the output")
>> >
>> > See that line at the top,
>> > ... > ... > ... >
>> > Looks good, right? Let's try to copy it with ^K.
>> > As much as you try, you will only get
>> > File: coreutils.info,  Node: Sorting the output...
>> >
>> > One needs to probably use emacs -nw in order to copy it.
>> 
>> I guess it's an overlay, so it is like that by design.
>
> Indeed.
>
> We could perhaps provide a command to copy that string, patches
> welcome.

The string is available from the C-x = buffer.

Andreas.

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