screen: cut and paste
d.dalton at iinet.net.au
Sat Jun 21 09:17:02 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 05:38:43AM -0500, Tim Chase wrote:
>> Does anyone know how to cut and paste with screen?
> Unless you've changed the default escape-key from control+A or remapped
> the keys for doing the copy/paste, you use
> control+A left-square-bracket ("[")
> to start "copy mode". Within this, you can use most vi-key motions (and
> perhaps the arrows too) to move to the place you want to start your copy.
> Press <space> to mark the beginning of the block to be copied. Move the
> cursor to the end of the block you want to copy and press <space> again
That works, thanks.
>> And can it cut say a document in lynx that spreads over 3 pages?
> You can copy/paste each page individually, copy each page appending to
> the internal clipboard, or if the text fits in less than the scroll-back
> buffer in Screen, then you can dump the page (optionally slicing out what
> you need) to the screen and then use the scroll-back buffer to pull it
Oh ok, how do I append? Or did you say that already?
> Hope this helps,
It does thanks.
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