copy and paste using speakup?

Brent Harding bharding at
Tue Sep 28 13:00:47 UTC 2004

Whatever is on the fedora rescue mode CD, rescue mode boots up quicker, but
I do have it installed. How am I supposed to use this command, for say, I
need to type a word before I paste the stuff in.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Stivers" <stivers_t at>
To: <blinux-list at>
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2004 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: copy and paste using speakup?

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> On Mon, Sep 27 2004 at 12:10:19PM -0500, Brent Harding wrote:
> > Is there an easy way to copy and paste part of previous lines in to the
> > commandline with speakup? I tried the numpad / with numlock off at the
> > beginning of the part I want to copy, then hit it again at the end,
typed in
> > the paste command thing, and it didn't work. I'm trying to use it on a
> > mud where you have to type in long coordinates after you use a scan
> > to find what you're looking for. I normally play with standard telnet,
but I
> > thought speakup has a copy function, but it actually says cut, which
> > probably messes things up.
> By "paste command thingy" do you mean insert+slash? When speakup says
> cut it is really just copying. The text is still on the screen after you
> use speakup's cut&paste. What version of speakup are you using? I can't
> remember exactly when c/p was put in, but it didn't work in some older
> versions of CVS speakup.
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