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No barrier for me...
Authored by: rhowell on Oct 04, '04 11:57:40AM
To copy from an Aqua application and paste to an X11 application:

Select the text in the Aqua application, then Command-C.

Place the cursor in the X11 application, then Option-click (or click the middle mouse button on a multi-button mouse, but I've got mine set for Expose instead).

To copy from an X11 application and paste to an Aqua application:

Select the text in the X11 application, the Command-C (not Ctrl-C. You want X11 --an Aqua app-- to copy the contents, not the specific app running within X11).

Place the cursor in the Aqua application, then Command-V.

Make sure you've got "Emulate three button mouse" selected in the X11 Preferences (it is by default).

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Sorry...
Authored by: rhowell on Oct 04, '04 12:08:28PM

I see you wrote "stupid option-click nonsense" in the original hint. My bad.



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Modified double-click in xterm
Authored by: durham1 on Jul 11, '05 06:57:18PM

Works for me in both directions too (10.4.1, X11 v1.0, XFree86 v4.3.0)

I have made one change to my X11 setup the makes copying/pasting easier, and makes the experience more "linux like":

If you add the following to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/Xterm

*charClass: 33:48,37:48,45-47:48,64:48

the next time you start an Xterm, double-clicking in the window will select a whole file name (including the extension) or directory path in the same manner as linux Xterms (btw, it would be wise to back up the '....../app-defaults/Xterm' file first).



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Modified double-click in xterm
Authored by: ua on Dec 16, '05 06:13:04PM
It's much safer to put this command into your perfect .Xdefaults file. This command will implement the above preferences in a [safer] manner:

echo '*charClass: 33:48,37:48,45-47:48,64:48' >> ~/.Xdefaults

You'll have to open a new XTerm window for the changes to become active.

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