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Re: [SLE] Cut n Paste
  • From: ken <gebser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 03:55:59 -0400
  • Message-id: <4451CA8F.8050601@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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.

"This world ain't big enough for the both of us,"
said the big noema to the little noema.

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