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Re: copy/paste

Thanks Yves and Thorsten, but what about if I don't have a middle mouse
button (or at least did not manage to get middle mouse button
functionality when incompetently configuring X)?

Dan Davison     
Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago, USA
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, USA

On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Yves Rutschle wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 23, 2004 at 12:58:19PM -0600, Dan Davison wrote:
> > I'm not sure whether this is a Debian question, but could someone tell me
> > how to copy text out of a pine (email) session on a remote linux/unix
> > computer (connected to via ssh) into e.g. an xemacs buffer or mozilla
> > running under Debian on my laptop? ctrl-insert and shift-insert seem to do
> > it in Pine, but shift-insert does not paste into e.g. xemacs text copied
> > with ctrl-insert in pine.
> This is a horrible way of cutting and pasting. (as in, not
> convenient, cumbersome and hard to remember.)
> The "proper" way is to select the text, then middle-click in
> the target window.
> Y.
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