Re: [dev] st: use mouse to paste from clipboard

From: Ivan Tham <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:38:03 +0800

On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 07:03:13AM -0400, Greg Reagle wrote:
>I can easily paste from the primary selection using middle mouse button (Button2), or with the keyboard (Ctrl-Shift-y). To paste from the clipboard I can use the keyboard (Ctrl-Shift-v), but there is no way to do it with the mouse.
>Wouldn't it be great to be able to paste from the clipboard selection, using the mouse? I think so. Would the maintainer of st like to make this part of st? Here is the line that I added to mkeys[] in config.h
> { Button3, XK_NO_MOD, clippaste, {.i = 0}},

No, if you overwrite to paste from clipboard, how do you paste from primary
selection? I would rather keep the primary selection with mouse rather than
using shift-insert only to paste the primary selection.

Do what you like, like what you do.  -- Pickfire
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