can we capture (grab) xorg clipboard information directly without pressing middle button?
On 01/26/2009 01:28 AM, Mitchell Laks wrote:
I am curious. Lets say I highlight some text, in a document and
it "gets sent to the clipboard". (xclipboard seems to be a client
not the clipboard itself).
Have you tried parcellite/glipper/klipper, xclip or xsel?
Is there a way to capture that data directly, without middle
click into a text destination, so that I can then manipulate that
data with a program, perhaps tied to a hotkey sequence.
Here is a use case.
I have a big document that I will want to do a regexp
manipulation on and then paste.
Meaning that you don't want to save the changes in the original
Can I do that in one step by
binding to a hotkey sequence?
One step instead of *two* steps?
Where is the data stored after I highlight text??
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"I am not surprised, for we live long and are celebrated poopers."
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