Bluefish : slow copy/paste ??

ulrich steffens ulrich at
Mon Mar 14 15:42:28 UTC 2005

On Mo, 2005-03-14 at 11:42 +0100, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> Warty here.
> Having a little issue with the text editor. When I want to copy a block
> of text into the clipboard, there is no "copy/paste" option when
> right-click on the text, I have to hit  "Ctrl + Ins" to "copy" for
> example.
> Then, when I try to paste ("Shift + Ins") the block of text into another
> HTML file/document, Bluefish seem to hang for 5 seconds until it dares
> pasting said text. I only copy 30 lines of text maximum, so it's hardly
> hard work, hence I would expect it to be instant, like with any text
> editor.
> It's really annoying, does anyone see the same problem ? Is this a bug,
> does it work better in Hoary ? (can't try Hoary anymore, its hard drive
> died the other day... :-/ )
> --
> Vince

thats exactly the same behaviour i've seen in bluefish.
so i ditched bluefish and replaced it with 'screem' which does its job
rather well and fast.

- ulrich
rule 3: It is OK to put all bad people in a giant meat grinder.

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