Windows clipboard and Emacs yank, kill-region, and kill-ring-save

Tim McDaniel
Wed Aug 8 23:04:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, 8 Aug 2012, Ken Brown <> wrote:
> There have been some changes in how emacs handles selections,
> starting with emacs-24.1.  Look at the NEWS file ('C-h n') and
> search for "selection changes".  It describes the changes and tells
> you how to restore the old behavior.

Yes!  The important one for me is

(setq x-select-enable-primary t)

Thank you very much for the quick and informative answer!

Tim McDaniel,

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