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Presentation action for getting text into an X cut_buffer0

    Date: Tue, 28 Sep 1993 18:54 EDT
    From: aboulang@BBN.COM

    I looked around and found nothing appropiate im my save file from the
    clim mailing list, so here it goes:

      What would be the right (CLX) magic to build a presentation action
      that allows one to add the underlying text of a presentation to be
      available for pasting into another X application, say xterm? The X
      application I have in mind is Liken, the Mac emulator for

I don't know what the CLX magic is, but the way I would implement
some sort of mouse-based cut-and-paste is to write a presentation
action that uses TRACKING-POINTER to sweep out a region, then use

Making the presentation action give nice feedback is a bit tricky.

    Albert Boulanger

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