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Re: emacs24 X primary selection changes

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: emacs24 X primary selection changes
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 20:31:08 -0800 (PST)
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On Friday, 4 January 2013 08:49:11 UTC+8, Bob Proulx  wrote:

> Because maybe Firefox and Chromium are both using the primary
> selection instead of the clipboard for compatibilty but if they were
> configured differently then perhaps it would work?  Don't know.

Firefox and Chromium are doing the same as what Emacs 24 now does by default.
If you select something with the mouse, it becomes the primary selection.  If 
you press C-c, or select Copy from the menu, then it also gets put on the 

If you want to insert the primary selection into the URL bar or a text field on 
a form in Firefox or Chrome, you need to use the mouse.  If you use C-v, or 
Paste from the menu, then it will insert from the clipboard.

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