DOS apps under VNC

James [Wez] Weatherall jnw "at"
Mon, 09 Mar 1998 20:59:54 +0000

On Mon, 9 Mar 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Basically, you can't (yet (I think)). But you can run notepad, type into that,
> > and then ctrl-c the text and hit the paste button on the dos window - clumsy,
> > but if your remotely working, and *need* a dos box, it can work.
> Thats good. It means you can in theory teach VNC to paste each letter
> into a DOS box ;)

Ouch!  Are you using proper DOS-boxes or 4DOS or equivalent?  I want to
look into this becuase it sounds like something that should be fixable...


James "Wez" Weatherall
Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.
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