how to have the automatic select and copy behavior in mousepad?

Auguste Pop auguste at
Tue Mar 4 14:13:20 CET 2014

On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 8:54 PM, Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI
<renaud at> wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:18:18 +0800
> Auguste Pop <auguste at> wrote:
>> seems quite odd that i have to right click and click copy and right
>> click somewhere else and click paste instead of just selecting the
>> text and middle click somewhere else.
>> is this option hidden somewhere or it is just missing in mousepad?
> Make sure you have third-button emulation, if not add a stanza:
> Section "InputClass"
>     Identifier "middle button emulation class"
>     MatchIsPointer "on"
>     Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"
> EndSection
> to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (creating xorg.conf if needed)
> and restart X
> Cheers,
> Ron.

The problem is I have select-and-copy behavior working on all other
applications. Middle click paste is working too inside mousepad.

It's just selecting text in mousepad does not copy the text.

Can this be a middle button emulation problem?

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