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Re: cannot copy clipboard to other applications


From: Rupert
Subject: Re: cannot copy clipboard to other applications
Date: 24 Dec 2006 05:18:42 -0800
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Charles philip Chan wrote:
> On 24 Dec 2006, address@hidden wrote:
>
> > Strangely, I can copy clipboard from other applications to emacs (eg
> > with gedit C-c and then C-y into emacs) but NOT from emacs to other
> > applications (eg M-w in emacs and then C-v in gedit does not
> > work). Character coding is utf-8.
>
> Either just use "middle click paste" or setup your clipboard manager to
> synchronize the clipboard with the primary selection.
>
> Charles

You might want to try the elisp here in your .emacs file:

http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/CopyAndPaste

Contrary to what Era Eriksson says, it works for me on Gnome/Linux.

Rupert



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