Does Motif need a clipboard manager?

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Submitted by RobArthan on Wed, 02/03/2010 - 17:31. General Questions
I use and develop Motif applications with text widgets and the cut/copy/paste feature is behaving oddly on Mac OS X 10.6.2. I am using the X11 installation that comes with Snow Leopard. What I find is that paste doesn't work at all if I enable syncing of the OSX pasteboard and the X11 clipboard (cut deletes the text, but paste never inserts anything). If I disable syncing, paste works within one process, but if I start up another process, paste doesn't work from one process to another unless I run xclipboard. Is this expected behaviour? I.e., does Motif rely on a clipboard manager for cut/copy/paste to work?

Regards,

Rob.

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