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RE: mouseless copying to clipboard

From: Ludwig, Mark
Subject: RE: mouseless copying to clipboard
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 21:35:28 +0000

> From: Silvio Levy
> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 3:12 PM
> To: Peter Dyballa
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: mouseless copying to clipboard
> > 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.
> Hi Peter,
> To clarify, I am using X11 with xfce4 as the window manager.
> And as I wrote the whole thing works if I call emacs without -nw,
> but I prefer to run emacs -nw in a gnome-terminal, especially if
> I'm running it on remotely via ssh. (I don't have the option of
> mounting the remote file system locally.)
> Silvio


What you are not apparently understanding is that "-nw" means "no window" so 
even though you are in fact running under X11, you are telling Emacs that it is 
not.  In this mode, none of the "x-" variables have any meaning or purpose.



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