Middle mouse button click paste


Under Ubuntu/Linux it is common to be able to select some text by double-clicking on it and then in another window clicking the middle mouse button to paste that selection into the new window.

I believe that this used to work with older versions when trying to paste stuff into the terminal window, but now it seems to have stopped working.

Am I doing something wrong or forgetting some kind of configuration setting?


Do you have 'Paste on middle button click' enabled in Settings | Tools | Terminal?

see also https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-120046 (problem with middle click pasting with multiple clipboards)


Yes that option is enabled.


Did you try the last EAP (163.6957.23)? If no could you please check how it goes.


Not sure what EAP (163.6957.23) is, but I have the very latest version where the middel mouse button still does NOT work.

RubyMine 2016.2.5
Build #RM-162.2380.8, built on October 21, 2016
Licensed to Kiffin Gish
You have perpetual fallback license for this version
Subscription is active until December 31, 2018
JRE: 1.8.0_112-release-287-b2 amd64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o

Where can I find this EAP version that you mention?


Thanks, but I can just wait a little longer and it'll be in the next official version, right?


Yes, 2016.3 will contain this fix as well.


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