[Xquartz-dev] Inkscape & clipboard sync

Louis Zulli zullil at lafayette.edu
Tue May 18 06:35:18 PDT 2010

Hi Nathan,

I'm using Inkscape 0.47 r22583, built Nov 24 2009 and XQuartz 2.5.1_beta5 (xorg-server 1.8.1). If I have the Enable synching box checked in X11 Preferences, copying a vector object seems to produce an image (.png). If the box is unchecked, copying yields a vector object.


On May 18, 2010, at 2:11 AM, Nathan Gray wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I'm currently using XQuartz 2.3.5 (xorg-server 1.4.2-apple53) and I
> spend a lot of time in Inkscape and NEdit.  This is kind of annoying,
> because copy/paste doesn't work properly in Inkscape (copies bitmaps
> instead of vectors) if clipboard sync is enabled but it's maddening to
> use NEdit without it.  Does copy/paste in Inkscape work any better
> with more recent versions of XQuartz?  I know I should just upgrade
> and try it myself but I'm loathe to change too much in a setup that
> works pretty well aside from this problem.
> Thanks,
> -n8
> PS: Please CC me with replies.
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