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Re: Copy and Paste from GVIM to Windows Apps

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  • George V. Reilly
    From: Russell Shaw ... Or Ctrl+C, if you re using mswin.vim (:help :behave) ... then ... Ctrl+V should work in almost all Windows
    Message 1 of 10 , Feb 26, 2003
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      From: "Russell Shaw" <rjshaw@...>
      > Antoine J. Mechelynck wrote:
      > > Shane McKee <shane.mckee@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >>Can anyone tell me how to copy text from GVIM and paste it into a
      > >>MS-Windows application.
      >
      > In windows apps, you can usually use shortcut keys.
      >
      > > 1. Hit <Esc> until it beeps.
      > > 2. Move the cursor to one end of what you want to copy.
      > > 3. Hit v on the keyboard.
      > > 4. Move the cursor to the other end of what you want to copy. The text
      > > selected is shown in (usually) black on grey.
      >
      > Press the arrow or keypad keys to highlight and extend the selection area.
      >
      > > 5. In the gvim menus, select Edit -> Copy.
      >
      > Press Ctrl-Ins

      Or Ctrl+C, if you're using mswin.vim (:help :behave)

      > > 6. In your other application, put the cursor where you want to paste,
      then
      > > select Edit -> Paste.
      >
      > Press Shift-Ins

      Ctrl+V should work in almost all Windows apps. The CUA keyboard shortcuts
      (Shift+Ins, etc) have been deprecated since the late 80s, and many newer
      apps don't support them.
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