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Re: mouseless copying to clipboard

From: Peter Dyballa
Subject: Re: mouseless copying to clipboard
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:05:09 +0100

Am 13.1.2012 um 21:30 schrieb Silvio Levy:

> The problem is that I like to use emacs -nw for reasons I
> won't go into, and it doesn't seem to work.  That is, if i run
> (setq x-select-enable-clipboard t)
> and then set mark, move point, M-w, the selection is not saved to my
> X-clipboard. I've confirmed it works when I call emacs without the -nw
> option.

This variable's name tells you that is specific to exactly one windowing 
system, the X11 Windows System. One should not assume that it is available with 
other windowing systems (NextStep/Apple, MS) or no windowing system at all.



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