[arch-general] Vim with X

Taylor Hedberg tmhedberg at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 17:46:40 EST 2011

John K Pate, Tue 2011-11-15 @ 22:09:57+0000:
> ctrl-ins, shift-ins, middle-click should all still work. At least they
> do for me, and I don't have gvim installed. Or do I have something
> else installed that makes them work?

He was probably referring to Vim's ability to yank text into its * and +
registers, which represent the X11 primary selection and clipboard,
respectively, using commands like "+yy. This doesn't work unless you
have installed gVim.
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