Standardized keyboard shortcut to paste PRIMARY?

James Cloos cloos at
Mon Feb 19 11:57:04 PST 2007

>>>>> "Thiago" == Thiago Macieira <thiago at> writes:

Thiago> Qt/KDE applications only set PRIMARY to the visible selection
Thiago> if the selection happens in response to mouse dragging. Maybe
Thiago> it's because I'm used to it, but it makes more sense to me
Thiago> than selection with Shift+Arrow keys (or worse, tabbing).

That is OK as long as Ctrl-Ins will then copy the selected stuff¹ to


1)  In addition to text, pixmaps and bitmaps should also be supported.

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