Class: Diakonos::ClipboardXClip

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb

Overview

Same interface as Diakonos::Clipboard, except interacts with xclip

Instance Method Summary collapse

Constructor Details

#initializeClipboardXClip

Returns a new instance of ClipboardXClip



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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 6

def initialize
end

Instance Method Details

#add_clip(text) ⇒ Object

text is an array of Strings Returns true iff a clip was added, and only non-nil text can be added.



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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 38

def add_clip( text )
  return false  if text.nil?
  send_to_xclip text
end

#append_to_clip(text) ⇒ Object

text is an array of Strings (lines) Appends the lines to the current clip. If no current clip, then a new clip is created. Returns true iff the text was successfully appended.



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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 51

def append_to_clip( text )
  return false  if text.nil?

  last_clip = clip
  last_clip.pop  if last_clip[ -1 ] == ""
  send_to_xclip last_clip + text
end

#clipObject




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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 31

def clip
  `xclip -o`.split( "\n", -1 )
end

#eachObject

no-op.



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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 44

def each
end

#send_to_xclip(text) ⇒ Object

Returns true iff some text was copied to xclip.



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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 10

def send_to_xclip( text )
  return false  if text.nil?
  clip_filename = write_to_clip_file( text.join( "\n" ) )
  t = Thread.new do
    `xclip -i #{clip_filename}`
  end
  `xclip -o`  # Unfreeze xclip
  t.terminate
  true
end

#write_to_clip_file(text) ⇒ Object



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# File 'lib/diakonos/clipboard-xclip.rb', line 21

def write_to_clip_file( text )
  clip_filename = $diakonos.diakonos_home + "/clip.txt"
  File.open( clip_filename, "w" ) do |f|
    f.print text
  end
  clip_filename
end