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How can I copy text from an open X window (XTerm, Gvim, etc) in Hummingbird Exceed running on Windows XP?

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On OpenText Exceed 14 (which I understand was formerly Hummingbird Exceed) you can cut and paste from X to Windows by,

  1. Highlight desired text in X window
  2. Right click on Exceed icon in the Task Bar
  3. Select from pop-up menu Edit | Copy X selection | To clipboard
  4. Paste into your Windows application in the normal way (Edit | Paste or CTL+V)

Similarly you can copy/paste from Windows to X by selecting Edit | Paste to X selection | From clipboard.

I've found this to be very reliable, whereas just using only the usual copy/paste options on X and Windows sides often doesn't work.

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