When i try to use ctrl+shift+c i get this weird box appear any ideas please ctrl+shift+v dosent paste as well. but if i right click copy then paste it works but im not sure im copping 100% of the cmd.
I guess you mean in a terminal ?
Which terminal emulator ?
Thats firefox … you just use the regular ctrl+c or ctrl+v there like everywhere else on your desktop.
Only in the terminal do you need the shift (ex - ctrl+c in terminal is usually halt current operation)
Ohhhhhhh fantastic i wasn’t aware that i had to close out of the forum to use the terminal .Many thanks
Demonstration… do the following:
You can copy the above ping line using Ctrl+c here in firefox
Then use Ctrl+Shift+v to paste it into your desktop terminal.
Let that run for 5 seconds or so … then hit Ctrl+c (the process will end)
Then scroll up and copy some section of the output using Ctrl+Shift+c
And you paste it back into your browser using Ctrl+v
Ok so ill close out of firefox and o
pen terminal ?
ok cool ill do it that way thankyou brb
Ok its running nest step please
Its all there … next step is the next line … hit ctrl+c
(I reformatted it to be more step-by-step circular)
thanks not sure why ,your messages come in dribs and drabs i see it now
I have a tendency to ninja edit.
I should put a line in my profile with “please wait 5 minutes for @cscs messages to fully load”
Hmm you say to copy some section ,im confused how much to copy is it only one line or several.?
Doesnt matter … I dont need to see it …
It was just to demonstrate how it works - which is roughly just that everywhere its regular ctrl+c/v for copy/paste, and in terminal you need the extra shift.
oh ok ill try that thanks again
Ok i get it now all good issue solved thanks again
You don’t. The window you want to use has to be in focus, though.
Ohhhh thats great thanks so much @Yochanan
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