Clipboard compatibility: KDE, Wine & OpenOffice

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Tue Apr 29 16:41:14 BST 2003

On Tuesday 29 April 2003 17:23, Pascal A. Niklaus wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed the following phenomenon in KDE3.1.1:
> I can copy data from a Windows application running in Wine to
> OpenOffice Writer and then from OpenOffice to KDE apps (KWrite/KWord).
> However, the same data cannot be copied directly from Wine to KDE apps.
> Why is that? Does Wine use a clipboard that is not compatible to KDE?

Hmm, what did you do?

I just tried:
starting notepad.exe in WINE.
writing some text, selecting text, CTRL+C to copy to cliboard
starting Kate: pasting works with middle mouse click and CTRL+V


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Developer at the Kmud Project
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