Along the same Text manipulation line...

Chris at
Fri Apr 13 20:54:01 MDT 2007

On 4/13/07, Paul Seamons <paul at> wrote:
> Pasting into emacs in a terminal is awful (GUI is just fine), partly
> because
> of the same indent issue, but worse is that the pasted characters come in
> as
> keystrokes which can sometimes cause the bell to sound or an error to
> occur
> which causes the paste to stop - or even better to jump to another
> location
> and continue pasting there.

I've been pasting into emacsen graphical windows and terminal windows for
years (decades?) and never encountered such objectionable behaviors.  Am I
using a different terminal program than you (plain vanilla xterm), or have I
just been lucky?  Also, what kind of windows are you pasting _from_?


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