Copy and paste shortcut

Adye, TJ (Tim)
Wed Apr 11 17:24:00 GMT 2007

Buff Miner wrote on 11 April 2007 17:14: 
> More precisely:
> Start up bash by doing Start -> Programs -> Cygwin -> Cygwin 
> Bash\ Shell.
> Right click on the icon in the upper left of the title bar 
> and select properties Under Options, select 'QuickEdit Mode', 
> hit ok Select 'Modify shortcut that started this window', hit 
> ok To copy from a Cygwin Bash window, highlight the text by 
> left clicking and dragging the mouse, then hit the enter key 
> to copy the text.

Or, left-click, drag, and right-click. Saves moving your hand back to
the keyboard.

> To paste into a Cygwin Bash window, click on the icon in the 
> upper left of the window menu bar and then do edit -> paste 
> or do Alt-Space e p That is, hold down the Alt key, hit the 
> space bar, let up on the Alt key, type an e and then a p.
> My question is, "Is there a way to create a shortcut for 
> Alt-space, e, then p?" Can this be with fewer key strokes?

Maybe I misunderstood what you are asking, but if you have 'QuickEdit
Mode' mode enabled, then you can paste into the Cygwin Bash window by
clicking with the right mouse button. It's not a keyboard shortcut, but
it is quick and easy!


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 Tim Adye
 BaBar/Atlas Groups, Particle Physics Dept, Rutherford Appleton Lab

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