Re: [code] ctrl-c frequently doesn't work on Windows.

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 09:37:19 -0400 (EDT)


On Tue, 24 Oct 2017, Danny MacMillan wrote:

> On 2017-10-24 19:38, Danny MacMillan wrote:
>> I could check the clipboard but I don't need to. This is enough. It's
>> still a hack but it works. I as the human operator am in the loop. If
>> it ever doesn't do what I need, I'll know right away. I will try your
>> idea, though. If it works it'll be better.
> Unfortunately, it only ever says "worked", even when the text doesn't make it
> into the (Windows) clipboard.

That's really odd that it takes a busy wait to work rather than a silent one.

I can only guess that there's a clipboard manager or something running that is preventing Textadept from using the clipboard more often than not.


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