F7 Gnome terminal wrapping and clipboard

Jakub Jelinek jakub at redhat.com
Thu Jun 21 20:42:18 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 01:26:23PM -0600, Charles Curley wrote:
> There seems to be a problem with gnome terminal, the clipboard and
> wrapping. Say I have a very long line in a script, long enough to wrap
> in the terminal when it is displayed with less. Say I want to execute
> just that line, however long it is.
> What I am accustomed to doing is grabbing the text, as is, into the
> clipboard, going to another gnome terminal, pasting it in, and
> executing it. The line is handled correctly, i.e. the wrap in the
> display is not preserved. This is the way X has done it as long as I
> can recall.
> What I see on F7 is that the line is broken into two (or more) lines
> at the wrap point(s). Thus the line is broken and will not execute (or
> executes incorrectly, which is worse). This is the way Windows'
> command.com and cmd.exe do it.
> How do I get back the proper, X, handling?

See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=213753


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