It is possible to use the keyboard to copy and paste in X11. The primary selection is set when text is selected with the mouse, and the clipboard is set when the copy function is used. Pasting using the middle mouse button will insert the primary selection, while pasting using the yank/paste functions will insert the clipboard.
Default key bindings for text-handling apps are provided in a table
, and it is possible to test key bindings and find the best bindings.
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This article provides an overview of key bindings to copy and paste two X selections, the primary and clipboard, in various apps. It explains the differences between the standard Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V bindings, as well as how to test key bindings and find the best bindings. It also provides a table of default bindings for some common text-handling apps, as well as a way to test key bindings and find the best bindings.
Key Bindings for Copy and Paste Under X11 (Shallow Thoughts)
Every time you select a piece of text with the mouse, the selected text is set as the PRIMARY selection. Using the copy function will place the selected text into the CLIPBOARD. Pasting using the middle mouse button will insert the PRIMARY selection. Pasting using the yank/paste functions will insert the CLIPBOARD .
EmacsWiki: Copy And Paste
The old IBM standards used Shift-Delete for cut , Shift-Insert for paste , and Ctrl-Insert for copy. Windows 10 still supports those as well as Ctrl-C, Ctrl-X, Ctrl-V.
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