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Re: Key Shortcut?

In message <48d170af58.Alan.Adams@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Alan Adams <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <bb2756af58.harriet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Harriet Bazley <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 13 Sep 2020 as I do recall,
> >           Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> RISC OS standard keys are C-C to copy to the clipboard, C-V to paste.
> >> 
> >> Buy StrongED was written before the global clipboard, so C-C copied a
> >> marked block within StrongED, C-V moves it.
> > Given the co-operative multitasking natue of RISC OS, it's actually
> > extremely useful to be able to copy/move/delete text locally without
> > corrupting the contents of the global clipboard as held by a different
> > application...
> > Cutting/pasting objects *between* applications is rightly in my view a
> > secondary function that you don't perform nearly so often.
> I like the strongED method, usingjust one key operation to move text 
> rather than two. The only disadvantage, for me, is that I tend to switch 
> between StrongED and Notepad++, which uses the ctrl-c - ctrl-v method. 
> Remembering which I'm currently using is occasionally irritating. Thank 
> goodness for undo, which both do well.

Well, you could swap over the c-xxx and cs-xxx keybindings so that c-xxx
keybindings act on the clipboard and cs-xxx use Edit's direct copy/move.
That way both editors would have the clipboard under the same keys.


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