Re: [orca-list] How to copy pieces of text from a gnome-terminal window

Yep, go into Orca settings and you'll see a tab for key bindings.
Within the bindings there's one for copy while in flat review.

Assign a keyboard shortcut to that binding.  For myself, I have Insert+C.

Now while in terminal, just hit the dash - key on the keypad and Orca
will say "Entering flat review".  Now you can navigate through the
terminal by using the keypad:

7 and 9 = up and down one line
4 and 6 = left and right one word
1 and 3 = left and right one character

Scroll to the piece of text you want (ie. database field) hit your
copy keyboard binding, and it'll be in your clipboard.

Hope that helps,


On 9/8/21, Christophe Delaunay <christophe delaunay-ext ariadnext com> wrote:
Hi all,

If the portion of text I'm interested in is a command I just typed, I
can edit the .bash_history.

If the text I want is a large piece of output, I can redirect the output
and errors of the command before submitting it and then edit the
resulting file to select the wanted text and copy it.

If the wanted text is part of a whole session, I run the commands I want
in a screen session with logging turned on.

But is there a way to select text directly from inside the terminal
window and copy it please?

Many thanks in advance. Have a nice day. Chris D

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