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Re: Pasting texts into terminal emacs buffer

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: Pasting texts into terminal emacs buffer
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:21:19 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Emanuel Berg via Users list for the GNU Emacs text editor 
>>>>> <> writes:

    > Colin Baxter wrote:
    >> There has to be something amiss in the OP's setup.  I use emacs
    >> in a terminal (xterm) all the time and experience no "copy/paste"
    >> issues. One thing I had to do though was to fix the 'Alt' key by
    >> putting `XTerm*metaSendsEscape: true' in my ~/.Xdefaults

    > Right, I also have that! [1]

    >   xterm*metaSendsEscape: true

    > But I don't remember why I set that, I never copy and paste in
    > xterm so it must be some other reason to do it as well.

Yes, I think that's correct. And I too can't remember now the reasons for
the setting.

Best wishes,

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