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Re: cannot copy clipboard to other applications

From: PG
Subject: Re: cannot copy clipboard to other applications
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 07:21:50 -0800 (PST)

Yes indeed, 

(setq x-select-enable-clipboard t)

makes the trick perfectly (I have even just copied the command above from my
.emacs file....)

The middle button solution cannot be used here: I am working on a laptop
with a touchpad and just 2 buttons.

Thanks to everybody,


Rupert-13 wrote:
> 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:
> Contrary to what Era Eriksson says, it works for me on Gnome/Linux.
> Rupert
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