Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1260907
insertion of text via marking and clicking mouswheen does not work in wayland session
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:13:23 EDT
Description of problem:
the Xorg like behaviour (marking text and inserting it via clicking mouswheel or simultaneously left and right mouse button) does not work under wayland.
i consider this as one of the main features of linux considering usability
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would be nice to have even more "pockets" to copy text or files with
maybe some kind of combination with numbers when copying like ctrl+[1-9] for choosing different trays. it could benefit faster insertion of reocurring text-(fragments)
hoewver just marking text to insert it in Xorg should (IMHO) come to wayland. its an incredibly convenient feature
sry, i found that it works within (and across) firefox and libreoffice but not in or from a terminal. som maybe it is more like a terminal issue..
This is an X11 feature so it works between X11 apps running in Wayland via Xwayland.
But gnome-terminal is now ported to Wayalnd so it does not run in Xwayland. And Wayland does not have a primary selection.
See bug 1214318 and bug 1214655, specifically https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214655#c7 for more detail.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
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