Re: No cut/paste on lynx
Pann McCuaig wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 08:46:15AM -0500, Bruce Walzer wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 12:26:55PM +0200, Debian Mail wrote:
> > [...]
> > > > Hold down the SHIFT key when you select text in lynx. Works for me
> > > > either in a text console (gpm) or X.
> > >
> > > Yep, that works. Thanks!
> > > Still strange that cut and paste without SHIFT does not work...
> > Try clicking on a link. When I do that lynx opens it. It appears that lynx
> > is now intercepting the mouse events in an xterm for it's own purposes.
> Makes sense. You'll note that when selecting text in Netscape, if the
> text includes a link, you have to get some "surrounding" text to avoid
> having Netscape follow the link instead of selecting the text.
Can't you do a right-click, "Copy Link Location" or some such if you
want to select (copy, really) the link text itself?