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Latest comment: 24 October 2022 by Regid in topic In some cases?


  "In X10, "cut buffers" were introduced."

- (WTF) What the X10 is? (hyperlink should be added) MentalMutant (talk) 15:50, 20 December 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]

See e.g. wikipedia:X Window System#Origin and early development (unfortunately does not mention "cut buffers", so can't be used as a reference). -- Lahwaacz (talk) 16:01, 20 December 2015 (UTC)Reply[reply]
As of this writing, there is wikipedia:X_Window_selection#Cut_buffers. It does not mention X10, as far as I can tell. Regid (talk) 23:21, 24 October 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

In some cases?

Used for the currently selected text, even if it is not explicitly copied, and for middle-mouse-click pasting. In some cases, pasting is also possible with a keyboard shortcut.

- What is "some"? Can someone please give some pointers or some examples, it felt too vague, I think we should either remove that statement or give some explanation rather than leaving it hanging. Pickfire (talk) 15:12, 31 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

"In some cases" means the same thing as "not in all cases". It does not work simply if the program (or the used GUI toolkit) does not have a shortcut for it. There is nothing as standard as Ctrl+C (see Keyboard shortcuts for details) so I guess the sentence will always seem vague. -- Lahwaacz (talk) 15:41, 31 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I can middle-mouse-click, or press my keyboard shift+insert, to paste in xterm. I only need to select the text to paste in the other applications. No need to explicitly copy it. In contrast, with firefox, only middle-mouse-click succeed to paste passwords. Regid (talk) 23:33, 24 October 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]