Ticket #10453 (closed enhancement: obsolete)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 22 months ago

Allow VM to copy text from console like Putty it does

Reported by: KES Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.12 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


  1. Release mouse from terminal pressing HOST key (Right CTRL)
  2. Allow user to select text in console
  3. The selected text starts to be available in buffer HOST OS
  4. User now can CTRL+V in Notepad.exe for example

and vice-versa:

  1. User CTRL+C text in HOST OS
  2. Activate window of GUEST OS, but release mouse from terminal
  3. Right CLICK
  4. Copied text is going to typing in terminal

Change History

comment:1 Changed 22 months ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete

Please reopen if still relevant with a recent VirtualBox release.

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