[sf-lug] simple gui editor that will accept a paste

Mark G Sobell mark at sobell.com
Thu Feb 7 22:17:12 PST 2008

Right. Remember that vim has to be in input mode for this 
technique to work. Results of pasting in command mode can 
be exciting!


On Thursday 07 February 2008 10:13:03 pm Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Alex Kleider (a_kleider at yahoo.com):
> > still haven't figured out how to paste into vim,
> > but am now (since discovering a middle button) able to
> > paste into xedit!
> Same method should work with vim:  Highlight text
> elsewhere, change X11 focus to vim window (e.g. click on
> it) and (while mouse focus is still within the vim
> window) press middle button to paste.
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