|XCLIPBOARD(1)||General Commands Manual||XCLIPBOARD(1)|
xclipboard - X clipboard client
xclipboard [ -toolkitoption ... ] [ -w ] [ -nw ]
The xclipboard program is used to collect and display text selections that are sent to the CLIPBOARD by other clients. It is typically used to save CLIPBOARD selections for later use. It stores each CLIPBOARD selection as a separate string, each of which can be selected. Each time CLIPBOARD is asserted by another application, xclipboard transfers the contents of that selection to a new buffer and displays it in the text window. Buffers are never automatically deleted, so you'll want to use the delete button to get rid of useless items.
Since xclipboard uses a Text Widget to display the contents of the clipboard, text sent to the CLIPBOARD may be re-selected for use in other applications. xclipboard also responds to requests for the CLIPBOARD selection from other clients by sending the entire contents of the currently displayed buffer.
An xclipboard window has the following buttons across the top:
The xclipboard program accepts all of the standard X Toolkit command line options as well as the following:
In order to specify resources, it is useful to know the hierarchy of the widgets which compose xclipboard. In the notation below, indentation indicates hierarchical structure. The widget class name is given first, followed by the widget instance name.
Text is copied to the clipboard whenever a client asserts ownership of the CLIPBOARD selection. Text is copied from the clipboard whenever a client requests the contents of the CLIPBOARD selection. Examples of event bindings that a user may wish to include in a resource configuration file to use the clipboard are:
*VT100.Translations: #override \
<Btn3Up>: select-end(CLIPBOARD) \n\
<Btn2Up>: insert-selection(PRIMARY,CLIPBOARD) \n\
<Btn2Down>: ignore ()
X(7), xcutsel(1), xterm(1), individual client documentation for how to make a selection and send it to the CLIPBOARD.
Ralph R. Swick, DEC/MIT Project Athena
Chris D. Peterson, MIT X Consortium
Keith Packard, MIT X Consortium
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