copy and paste with a program called clipboard

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Jul 19 12:35:24 EDT 2018


On 2018-07-19 16:47, no at none.invalid wrote:
> I just installed Python 3.7
> The instructions say to highlight some text and press enter to copy
> text.
> You are supposed to just right click with the mouse to paste text.
> 
> I use a very useful program called Clipmate that captures from the
> clipboard and keeps a list of clipboard captures and I can menu pick
> what I want to paste from the clipboard.
> 
> This doesn't not seem to be working as nothing happens when I try to
> select text and right click in the command window with the mouse.
> 
> Ctrl V doesn't work either.
> 
> Is this a bug?  Is there a workaround?
> 
I'm assuming you're using Windows.

It might be that the console window's properties need changing:

1. Right-click on the title bar.

2. Click on Properties.

3. In the Options tab, turn on QuickEdit Mode.

4. Click OK.


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