Can't make clipman actions work at all

Chris Green cl at
Fri Oct 9 12:38:35 CEST 2015

On Thu, Oct 08, 2015 at 11:17:07AM +0100, Chris Green wrote:
> I'm having trouble with getting clipman actions to work.
> I have enabled actions and set up a very simple action which should
> work on a plain four character text string.  However nothing happens
> when I select a matching text string, I've tried both CTRL/C selection
> and selection with the mouse.
> The text selection appears OK in the clips list in clipman.
> How can I diagnose the problem?
> I'm running clipman on xubuntu 15.04.
I've found a clue.

If I set the "Activate only on manual copy" tick box then the action
works, only when I CTRL/C the selected text though.  If I unselect the
tick box then the action doesn't work at all.

Sounds like a (fairly trivial) logic bug in the code.

Chris Green

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