Re: [dev] st: selecting text affects both primary and clipbaord

From: Alex Pilon <>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 10:16:44 -0400

> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 04:35:58PM +0800, Kai Hendry wrote:
> > My 2 cents: Suggestions to use 3 keys to copy & paste SUCK
> >
> > Can we please have feature parity with MacOSX?
> >
> > cmd-c, cmd-v
On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 08:17:22AM -0300, Amadeus Folego wrote:
> This can be a problem for (I think) many users of st that use this key
> as the modifier for tiling window managers.

Not just tiling ones.

The reason being because *almost* no other program uses it… save MPV?
Why is that? Portability to BlowD0S?

> As much as I don't like C-S-C, C-S-V too, the reasons K0ga presented seem
> very sane as a default keybinding.

For clipboard only, for consistency. One should still keep S-Insert for
primary. Yes, C-S-whatever uses two weak fingers¹, but still. Also, do
most numpad-less laptop keyboards even have Insert or a middle mouse

¹: Assuming you rebound caps lock.

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