Re: Copy and Paste from GVIM to Windows Apps
- From: "Russell Shaw" <rjshaw@...>
> Antoine J. Mechelynck wrote:Or Ctrl+C, if you're using mswin.vim (:help :behave)
> > 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
> > 6. In your other application, put the cursor where you want to paste,then
> > select Edit -> Paste.Ctrl+V should work in almost all Windows apps. The CUA keyboard shortcuts
> Press Shift-Ins
(Shift+Ins, etc) have been deprecated since the late 80s, and many newer
apps don't support them.
I'll give you a definite maybe on that.
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