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Re: [jasspa] Running on Sun box against Cygwin X -- Clipboard problems

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  • Jon Green
    ... Not tried with Cygwin X I usually use Exceed 10. Never seen a problem with this with respect to cut and paste. Exceed 9 was also OK (although there were
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 12, 2004
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      Thomas Hundt wrote:

      > At work, I'm running ME on a Sun box, Xdisplaying back to a Win2k PC
      > which has I think the latest Cygwin X server installed.
      >
      > And a lot of the time I can't copy stuff from Unix ME to the clipboard.
      >
      > I see these errors in the Cygwin window:
      >
      > winClipboardFlushXEvents - SelectionNotify - XConvertSelection () failed
      > for CompoundText, aborting: 1
      > winClipboardFlushXEvents - SelectionNotify - XConvertSelection () failed
      > for UTF8String, aborting: 1
      >
      > I opened the clipboard Windows program and observe it to see if stuff
      > actually gets copied or not.
      >
      > I can double click on something iin a Putty window (this is a Win app
      > that more or less emulates an xterm, but does not use X) and it will be
      > copied to the clipboard. I can select text in a real xterm; a DOS
      > window; a Win ME window; Mozilla while I'm writing this e-mail, or most
      > anything else, and and it will be copied to the clipboard.
      >
      > The FIRST time I select some text in ME it gets copied to the clipboard,
      > but SUCCESSIVE times, it does not. (But I get the above errors, one of
      > each, each time. Including the first, when it does successfully copy!
      > So they might be a red herring.) If I go selecting text from some other
      > app (which then appears in the clipboard) and then go back to ME, I can
      > again select text ONCE and have it show up in the clipboard.
      >
      > I copy stuff back and forth all the time and so, needless to say, this
      > is quite annoying. Appreciate any pointers with this.
      >
      > -Tom Hundt
      >

      Not tried with Cygwin X I usually use Exceed 10. Never
      seen a problem with this with respect to cut and paste.
      Exceed 9 was also OK (although there were some problems
      with the title bar not being updated in Exceed 9 which
      appear to be fixed in 10).

      Jon.
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