Jean-Pierre Chrétien jeanpierre.chretien at
Wed Apr 14 09:01:55 UTC 2021

Le 13/04/2021 à 19:58, Scott Kostyshak a écrit :
> On Tue, Apr 13, 2021 at 06:35:22PM +0200, Jean-Pierre Chrétien wrote:
>> Dear Developers
>> While working with lyx-2.3.7dev compiled with QT5.11.3, I see this in the terminal :
>> $ frontends/qt4/GuiClipboard.cpp (92): No timely response from clipboard,
>> perhaps process holding clipboard is frozen?
>> I see it when I come back to the terminal window, so I do not know when it happens.
>> Any clue?
> Do you use a clipboard manager? If so, which one? I use CopyQ and I
> often see that message in the terminal. I think it's also related that
> sometimes I select something in LyX and the selection is broken. Does
> this ever happen to you? It is much better in my experience after the
> fix for #11715 (which is in the version of LyX you're using) but I still
> see it sometimes.

Hello SCott,

No I don't use a clipboard manager.
What puzzles me is that the message mentions Qt4...

> If you don't use a clipboard manager, then I'm not sure. LyX does some
> tricks regarding the clipboard because it does not want to constantly
> export code whenever the selection changes (that would be expensive), so
> it tries to wait until an application requests the selection.

Sure, but it is the first time I see this message. Of course, I do not use any 
more LyX to produce documents as I used to do before I retired.
I'll keep an aye on my terminal.


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