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Re: clipboard copy problem with gvim on linux

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  • Tim Johnson
    ... Understood. That s a good point. Long ago I mapped ,c to +y and it is actually quite efficient. It has been copying from the ex-command line that has
    Message 1 of 5 , Feb 28, 2009
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      On Saturday 28 February 2009, Tony Mechelynck wrote:
      > On 28/02/09 17:26, Tim Johnson wrote:

      > > I'm curious as to why you feel it is a bad thing. Your opinion
      > > is of interest.
      >
      > Mainly for its wastefulness. I feel that not clobbering the clipboard
      > unless I specifically say so, and using only the unnamed register for
      > most yanks and puts inside Vim, is more economical, and doesn't
      > needlessly interfere with what I might be doing in other applications.
      Understood. That's a good point. Long ago I mapped ,c to "+y
      and it is actually quite efficient. It has been copying from the
      ex-command line that has flumoxed me the most.

      > Ah. I think the only way to copy what Vim displays below the
      > command-line is by modeless selection: see
      >
      > :help modeless-selection
      > :help modeless-and-clipboard
      > :help c_CTRL-Y
      OK. Will digest that.
      thanks as always
      regards
      tim

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