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Re: newbie question


* Michelle Konzack <linux4michelle@freenet.de> [2004-01-03 23:57]:
>Am 2004-01-03 15:14:42, schrieb Tendril:
>>Finally (for now) is there a reason why I can't copy/paste between
>>applications? (ie. between advanced editor and mozilla news composer?)
>You can copy under X while go to the copy mark, press the left 
>mousebutton selecting the text and release the button. No it is 
>in the copy-past-buffer even sometimes it does not stay selected. 

Actually nothing is transferred at this point, the mechanism is more
clever than that. Only when the selection is about to be inserted, the
source application and the target application arrange the format of
the transferred data.

If people had understood how patents would be granted when most
of today's ideas were invented and had taken out patents, the
industry would be at a complete stand-still today.
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