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Re: Pasting from the clipboard in guile-gtk

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Pasting from the clipboard in guile-gtk
Date: 23 Oct 2000 08:14:39 +0100

>>>>> "Marius" == Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:

    Marius> Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:
    >> But I'd really like copying from xterm/emacs to work as well.
    >> Does the design cover this case?

    Marius> It works for me, using a GtkEntry widget.  Maybe you are
    Marius> confused about the distiction between the `selection' and
    Marius> the `clipboard'?  Selecting in xterm puts the selected
    Marius> text into the `selection' but not in the `clipboard'.
    Marius> Middle button in a GtkEntry inserts the `selection', while
    Marius> C-v inserts the `clipboard'.

Yes, that works - thanks.  But what's the logic of the distinction
between the clipboard and the selection?


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