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Re: mcedit copy to cooledit.clip

On Sun, 01 Jan 2012 09:55:33 -0600, hvw59601 wrote:

> Camaleón wrote:
>> On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 10:27:21 -0600, hvw59601 wrote:
>>> Camaleón wrote:
>>>> On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 09:05:48 -0600, hvw59601 wrote:
>>>>> When mc runs in forked shell, like script, the ctrl-ins keys in
>>>>> mcedit to copy marked text to cooledit.clip doesn't work. Anybody
>>>>> knows why not?
>>>> Could it be because of some sort of key binding problem within the
>>>> terminal?
>>>> I have tested mcedit (run inside "script" and also by direct call) on
>>>> wheezy from gnome-terminal and xterm and "ctrl+ins" seems to do
>>>> nothing but F3/F5 still does the mark/paste work :-?
>>> Right. F3/F5 still select/copy within the file, but ctrl-ins does not
>>> copy to cooledit.clip, it does nothing.
>> That's what I've been using since always, I didn't know about another
>> key combos for copy/paste/delete until I read your message :-)
> <snip>
> Then you only copied/pasted within files? Because with ctrl-ins you can
> copy/paste between files because it copies to cooledit.clip.

Yup, in fact the usual operations I do are done in the same open file 
(mcedit is my Mutt's default editor) :-)

> And here's something funny: I just did a test install of the latest mc:
> 4.8.1 and ctrl-ins does not work with that either. I still am using mc
> 4.6.2 because I have difficulty with the colors of the later release.

Wow :-O

I also found this similar issue:

[Shift + Ins] didn't paste from cooledit.clip

Although the user reports that he can at least copy the text to 
"cooledit.clip" file, what seems to fail is the paste operation. Weird.



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