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135664Re: Cygwin gvim needs weird ritual to past from Windows clipboard

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  • Gary Johnson
    Jan 22, 2013
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      On 2013-01-22, Christian Brabandt wrote:
      > On Tue, January 22, 2013 06:03, AndyHancock wrote:
      > > I installed cygwin's gvim on Windows 7. I found that pasting from the
      > > Windows clipboard into gvim doesn't work by clicking the middle mouse
      > > button unless I go through a weird ritual that I discovered by
      > > accident. If I don't do this, I get "E353: Nothing in register *".

      > You might be interested in the cygwin_clipboard patch, that is floating
      > around vim_dev and just recently was updated to work with recent Vim
      > versions:
      > http://groups.google.com/group/vim_dev/msg/b9fa96cceeb03518
      > If you try the patch, please report there if it works or if you encounter
      > some problems. This way, we might eventually get this patch included
      > into Vim source.

      Andy can certainly try this patch, but I thought it applied only to
      the Cygwin console vim.


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