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Bug 8045 - gnome terminals in my RH 6.1 have 'paste' but no 'cut'
Summary: gnome terminals in my RH 6.1 have 'paste' but no 'cut'
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elliot Lee
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-12-29 14:33 UTC by gleibman
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-01-17 18:43:50 UTC

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Description gleibman 1999-12-29 14:33:47 UTC
1. Run the gnome desktop
2. Create a new terminal window
3. Click on the 'edit' menubar item
4. Notice that there is only the single choice,  'paste'.  Of itself, this
has no value, since there is no accompanying 'cut' or 'copy' choice to
allow any selection of text to subsequently paste.

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2000-01-17 18:43:59 UTC
This is how the X selection mechanism works - when you select something, it is
instantly pasteable. No need for cut/copy (and cut makes no sense for

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