[xmonad] Pasting into Prompts

Brent Yorgey byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Jan 26 15:59:11 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 07:33:22PM +0100, Dominik Bruhn wrote:
> Hy,
> is there any possibility to paste into prompts? I often need to copy short
> strings from webpages or documents into my "Append File Prompt" but never found
> a way to do this. Middle-Mouse-Button doesnt work as expected.

I should also point out that you can use XMonad.Util.Selection to do
things with the current selection; so, for example, you could make a
keybinding to populate an AppendFile prompt with the current
selection.  For an example, see the implementation of selectSearch in


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