When will we have a clipboard that works?

Florian Diesch diesch at spamfence.net
Fri Nov 24 02:58:50 UTC 2006

Pete Slagle <list-ubuntu-users at voidcaptain.com> wrote:

> Gabriel Dragffy wrote:
>>> Erik Christiansen wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 09:17:06AM +0700, Chanchao wrote:
>>>>> I would also like to ditch the old 'X' type auto-copy of stuff when
>>>>> selecting things.   This is just evil, like try to paste a URL or Google
>>>>> search term into Firefox.. to delete whatever was in there, most people
>>>>> would select it and then paste.. but in selecting it, it replaces the
>>>>> clipboard contents.
>>>>> That's just nuts. 
>> All we need is a little button beside the "GO" button in firefox that
>> will remove the URL already present, then one could click this button
>> and then middle-click-paste an address.
> Just hit ctrl-t in Firefox; it will open a new tab with the cursor in
> just the right place to drop the URL with a middle click.

If you use about:config to set  middlemouse.contentLoadURL to true you
can drop the URL just somewhere in the window to open it.


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