[Scribus] Copying text

frank gaude' tanzen
Tue Jul 3 18:50:30 CEST 2007

Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Roger wrote:
>> <snip>
>> Is there a secret way to copy and paste text from other applications? I
>> have text in a Firefox page, selected and copied it, but Scribus
>> continues to paste something I placed in the clipboard several hours
>> ago from another program. I pasted the new text into Gedit as an
>> interim, but Scribus is still seeing the old data.
>> </snip>
>> ------------==========----------
>> but Scribus is still seeing the old data. ----- because that is still in the buffer.
>> I use this method frequently.
>> Paste the selection into gedit, save it with...
> Unnecessarily complicated.
> As others have pointed out, first check Klipper and make sure selection 
> is highlighted -- click it to make sure, after which Ctrl+V will work.
> Alternatively, click the middle mouse button/scroll wheel.
> I have the same problem when trying to paste to a command line in the 
> console, except there you can't get Ctrl+V to work at all.
Linux is standard Unix when it comes to copy, paste: 1) as soon as you 
highlight text it is on the clipboard, 2) middle mouse button pastes at 


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