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I've recently found out that I can no longer copy text out of MacVim and paste into other Mac apps. I used to be able to do this on Mountain Lion.

I have the usual configurations set, namely:

set clipboard=unnamed

I have tried with a virgin, no configuration version of Vim with +clipboard set when building. It was built using Homebrew.

I have tried the Cmd-C combo, the "+y key combo, the yy combo, and others. Nothing seems to work.

The clipboard otherwise works fine for all other apps on the computer.

Am I experiencing an incompatibility that is new?

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It works perfectly, here. Do you use the latest snapshot? How do you install it? –  romainl Nov 26 '13 at 4:47
    
Works well for me too. Ver. 7.4 compiled by homebrew on 21/10/13. –  Jin Nov 28 '13 at 19:13
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I am experiencing the same issue. I'll note that I also run vim inside of tmux. –  G Gordon Worley III Dec 10 '13 at 22:33
    
I'm having the same problem, I can't even copy & paste in MacVim with set clipboard=unnamed, the * register is not working and yanking into this register silently fails. stackoverflow.com/questions/20759289/… –  koo Dec 24 '13 at 13:58
    
are you launching Vim from inside of tmux? If so this is a known issue. Fix is here: github.com/ChrisJohnsen/tmux-MacOSX-pasteboard/blob/master/… –  Ben McCormick Jan 19 at 17:37

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