copy paste from or to xquartz and other applications or within xquartz

Eric Fredrickson eric at
Wed Apr 1 14:50:02 UTC 2020

The copy paste function is intermittent.  Sometimes it works, sometimes not.  Sometimes it can be fixed by randomly changing settings in preferences:pasteboard.  And I mean random.  Sometimes it works if I just disable syncing altogether.  Sometimes it works with everything checked. Or with random changes.  Sometimes I can’t get it to work and have to quit xquartz and restart, a major time waste.

This can be between xquartz and, for instance, Pages or MSOffice apps.  Or within XQuartz itself.

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