Where is the documentation for the clipboards?

ToddAndMargo ToddAndMargo at zoho.com
Wed Jan 13 08:31:41 UTC 2021

On 1/13/21 12:19 AM, George Ross wrote:
>> Is "clipboard" the wrong keyword to search for?
> IIRC (it's 20+ years since I looked a this) the ICCCM is the place to look,
> not the libX11 docs.  (That latter may tell you about generic properties.)
>> Also, are there any examples out there in C land on how to read
>> and write to the two clipboards?

Hi George,

This guy?


Sound like the right place, but I see no C definitions
for calling the clipboards

 > xclipboard perhaps?

Have any idea where the source code is?  Duck Duck Go
gives me manual pages, etc..

Many thanks,

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