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Howto change middle click behavior?

asked 2020-04-27 14:48:55 +0100

anutosho gravatar image

updated 2020-04-27 14:49:59 +0100

Hi folks,

I just upgraded from Kubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 and found an unexpected behavior in LibreOffice.

Under Linux I am used to paste things with a middle click of the mouse. This worked in LibreOffice as in any other program up to Kubuntu 18.04.

Now, when I click the middle mouse button LibreOffice displays a scroll symbol (a circle with four arrows) and I can scroll the document but not paste my clipboard.

Can someone help me to find the correct setting for this?

btw. Is there any means to create a line break here?

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btw. Is there any means to create a line break here?


Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2020-04-27 15:18:27 +0100 )edit

Thank you.

anutosho gravatar imageanutosho ( 2020-04-28 21:55:35 +0100 )edit

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answered 2020-04-27 15:17:30 +0100

Opaque gravatar image


Tools -> Option -> View -> Category: Mouse -> Dropdown: Middle button: set to Paste clipboard.

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Perfect. Thanks a lot.

anutosho gravatar imageanutosho ( 2020-04-28 21:53:39 +0100 )edit

answered 2020-06-08 04:43:46 +0100

Thank you. That worked perfectly, except that I had to restart LibreOffice after making the change in Options.

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Please do not use the Answer field for comments that are not an answer to the original question, use add a comment instead. Thanks.

erAck gravatar imageerAck ( 2020-06-09 17:00:46 +0100 )edit
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