#7 can't paste xclip into java app


I use xclip every day and have no complaints. Until recently when I tried to paste into java app. You can fire sample java text field from this page:
http://download.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/uiswing/components/textfield.html (click on Launch)

What I tried:
1. Filled all 3 buffers (p, s, c) with a text, pasting in java is not possible (remember to use Shift-Ins)
2. Watched the xclip -o after copying from java app (Ctrl-Ins): p and c got filled. xclip --selection secondary remains in active processes.
3. Copying/pasting between java and other windows (e.g. gedit, firefox) works like a charm

I am on Debian Linux with openbox. package xclip melds 0.08-8 (xclip itself has no --version option).
Do you experience same problems in your environment?


  • Jarek Czekalski

    Jarek Czekalski - 2011-05-08
    • status: open --> closed-out-of-date
  • Jarek Czekalski

    Jarek Czekalski - 2011-05-08

    I tried the current svn r84 and java problems are gone.


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