Questions tagged [os-clipboard]

Questions about interfacing with the system's clipboard.

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Is there a content length limit on the selection and drop register "+?

When selecting about two dozens of lines in vim and copying it to the system register ("+ y), and then paste it into another vim, it crashes. It does not paste the content of the register and the ...
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unable to copy to system clipboard with +clipboard and +xterm_clipboard in vimx

The system is Centos7.2. I have installed vim-enhanced and vim-X11, used vimx command. It shows that vimx supports clipboard and xterm_clipboard. But in vimx, there is no reg + and reg *. I can't ...
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Sharing a copy register between vim on different machines?

The image below shows two terminals. Both are running vim instances on remote machines (ssh and a serial connection through an UART cable). Vim's on those machines don't have a way to access the ...
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Unable to copy to system clipboard

I'm running vim on a Debian Jessie machine inside of a VirtualBox on my Mac. I'm trying to get yy and p to work so I can copy and paste across different terminal windows by using the system clipboard. ...
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Vim and Gnome Clipboard indicator not working together

Update: Bug report 4217 has been opened regarding this issue. I cannot get the X11 / Gnome Clipboard to paste into vim/gVim 8.0.1453 under Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome 3.26 installed when using the Gnome ...