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Kolyshkin: Copy/Paste: Different Ways

Nov 07, 2006, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kir Kolyshkin)


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"My previous blog entry generated a lot of responses. I really enjoyed that, and surely this was a surprise: I thought most people don't care nowadays. In fact, I don't care--I just tried to explain why Linux is better for me. And it's not over yet--this time I will tell you about my copy/paste experience in Linux and Windows.

"Well, everyone knows how copy and paste works: first you select something (usually text) either by mouse or using Shift+arrows, then you press Ctrl-C for copy, when you switch to another window and press Ctrl-V. This is how it works in Windows; of course you can use context menu or application menu for copying and pasting, but key combos are usually more convenient for these actions, while mouse is more handy for performing selection..."

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