Kolyshkin: Copy/Paste: Different Ways

“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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