Re: copy / paste
- From: Espen Sand <espen opera com>
- To: gnome-kde-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: copy / paste
- Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 07:35:33 +0200
On Wednesday 18 April 2001 23:36, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Espen Sand <espensa online no> writes:
> > Can anyone explain to me why I can still not copy/paste
> > text between gedit (using Gtk 1.2) and kedit (using Qt 2.2.4)
> > when using copy/paste from the menus. I am not thinking of
> > middle mouse button copy/paste.
> > I assume both gedit and kedit (I know kedit does) use the
> > standard clipboard mechanism of the toolkit so where is
> > the showstopper located ?
> See: http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/clipboards.txt
Ok, the PRIMARY vs CLIPBOARD should explain it then.
> This is not really a GNOME/KDE issue, it's more of a
> long-time-confusion issue that lots of X apps get wrong.
Sure. I assumed Qt and Gtk did the same thing by now but
that was wrong (arrg).
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