fish_clipboard_paste - get text from the system’s clipboard¶
fish_clipboard_paste fish_clipboard_paste | foo
fish_clipboard_paste function copies text from the system clipboard.
If its stdout is not a terminal (see isatty), it will output everything there, as-is, without any additional newlines. If it is, it will put the text in the commandline instead.
If it outputs to the commandline, it will automatically escape the output if the cursor is currently inside single-quotes so it is suitable for single-quotes (meaning it escapes
It is bound to Control+V by default.
fish_clipboard_paste works by calling a system-specific backend. If it doesn’t appear to work you may need to install yours.
Currently supported are:
powershell.exeon Windows (this backend has encoding limitations and uses windows line endings that
fish_clipboard_copy - copy text to the system’s clipboard which does the inverse.