how to grab text from other windows
pekane52 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 07:38:02 PDT 2007
The text you are looking for might be in one of the obsolete CUT_BUFFERS, try:
xprop -root|grep CUT_BUFFER
Here is an entertaining and useful doc:
On 6/19/07, Liu Yubao <yubao.liu at gmail.com> wrote:
> First, if it is not the proper mail list for this topic, I apologize,
> please remind me the right mail list.
> I need a program that can grab text from other windows when I click
> the text. I have seen editres utility can grab X resource tree from other
> windows but now I find it doesn't work for GNOME applications.
> Does anybody know whether there is a program has this feature or some
> document can tell me how to realize one? I want to write a convenient
> translation program with this feature but I know little about X window
> programming, so I need your help.
> Any suggestion and tip is appreciated.
> Best regards,
> Liu Yubao
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