copy and paste into cygwin/x

Hi

I am using cygwin/x to connect to linux from windows xp. Once in cygwin/x I open an xterm window by the startx command. I can copy and paste within the xterm window but I cannot select text from a windows window and paste it into the xterm window.

Please can you advise how to do this
thanks
andiejeAsked:
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AriMcConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Also, do you have a wheel mouse? You could try pasting to the X-window by pressing that wheel (not scrolling, just pressing).

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AriMcCommented:
Pasting in xterm is done with the "middle button" that usually is emulated by clicking both mouse buttons at the same time. You also need to have started Cygwin/X with the -clipboard option.

See more instruction here:

http://www.cs.wisc.edu/twiki/bin/view/StatDocs/LegacyXwinuse

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florjanCommented:
"shift" + "insert" might also work.
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andiejeAuthor Commented:
I can paste data copied from within the xterm window itself (by shift insert) but not from windows
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andiejeAuthor Commented:
how do you start cygwin/x with the -clipboard option? I am using cygwin x from windows so just double click the icon
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andiejeAuthor Commented:
from cygwin i use startx to get an xterm window.
neither startx or xterm have a -clipboard option
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AriMcCommented:
What is the command line behind the icon?

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andiejeAuthor Commented:
pressing the wheel mouse worked. i was trying to press both mouse buttons at same time
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