How to copy text to the clipboard in Neovim
Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
If you want to copy text to the clipboard in Neovim you can do so with xclip. The command is a bit complicated so I highly recommend you binding it to a shortcut.
This is what I have in my Neovim configuration to let me copy marked text using
vmap <C-c> y:call system("xclip -i -selection clipboard", getreg("\""))<CR>:call system("xclip -i", getreg("\""))<CR>
Just make sure to install the tool
xclip if you don’t already have it.
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