Center Mouse Button Paste in Libre Writer

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rdonnelly
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Center Mouse Button Paste in Libre Writer

Post by rdonnelly » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:33 am

Though out my Linux Mint installation I can highlight text and paste it with my center mouse button on all my apps, I am unable to do this in Libra writer, is this possible?
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Re: Center Mouse Button Paste in Libre Writer

Post by Schultz » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:54 am

It works for me. I have no idea why it doesn't for you.

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Re: Center Mouse Button Paste in Libre Writer

Post by gittiest personITW » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:35 pm

Maybe the setting is off in LibreOffice.

In Writer (possibly the others also, but I don't use them)
Tools
Options
LibreOffice
View
In the Right hand bit near the bottom, Mouse
Middle Mouse Button - should be 'Paste Clipboard'

This is the way in LO 6.0.7.3 (as per the Software Manager)

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Re: Center Mouse Button Paste in Libre Writer

Post by rdonnelly » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:19 pm

Great, thanks that fixed it!

OTOH I can paste text that is from an app outside of Libre Writer, but I can't highlight and CMB paste text that is inside of a Writer document?
Using Mint since 2008
*Mint 18.2 KDE
*ASUS 970 PRO GAMING/AURA AM3+ AMD 970 + SB 950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1
*AMD FX-8370 with AMD Wraith cooler Vishera 8-Core 4.0 GHz (4.3 GHz Turbo)
*G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB DDR3 SDRAM
*nVIDIA GEFORCE GT 610 2GB

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