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Re: [SLE] Cut n Paste
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 06:29:14 -0400
  • Message-id: <4451EE7A.9060008@xxxxxxxxxx>
ken wrote:
>
> James Knott wrote:
>> Donald D Henson wrote:
>>
>>> That's one of my pet peeves as well. I'm sure it's difficult to design a
>>> universal clipboard, given the large number of applications that must be
>>> dealt with but it's also one of the things that Windows buffs bring up
>>> to show how Windows is better.
>> Of course, they can only have one item in their clip board, when not in
>> MS Office. Another thing you can do is copy the time & date from the
>> clock into the clipboard etc.
>
> This can be done in Linux as well. (Maybe that's what you meant, I'm
> not sure.)
>
> In Linux, the clipboard is a function of X so, theoretically, any GUI
> app can read/write on it.
>

My point is that the mulitple copy clipboard is availble throughout the
desktop, at least in KDE, whereas in Windows, it only in Office.

I find it very useful.


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