Saturday, May 8, 2010

Cut-Copy-Paste in different OS

The most common operation in information industry is: Cut-Copy-Paste.
Thru evolution of different species of OS, they differed.
Below are some of them:
Cut Copy Paste
Generic/Apple command-X command-C command-V
Windows/GNOME/KDE control-X / shift-Delete control-C / control-Insert control-V / shift-Insert
BeOS alt-X alt-C alt-V
Common User Access shift+Delete control+Insert shift+Insert
Emacs control-W (to mark) control-K (to end of line) meta-W (to mark) control-Y
vi d (delete) y (yank) p (put)
X Window System
click-and-drag to highlight middle mouse button

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