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For my open-source project (written in c and w32) i want to look up the current selected text in a dictionary database,

The application runs fine under linux because there is something like a second clipboard with the current selected text and an event for owerchange of this clipboard.
Under mac and windows I use atm the normal clipboard and
until now i couldn't find something similar like the linux x serves 2. clipboard.

Does anybody know some hack or something how to do a similar thing?

thx in advance!
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Updated 9-Nov-10 3:18am
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I don't believe there is something similar under windows. You could however use inter process communication to achieve that kind of functionality.

Here a link to an article about it:
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/threads/Win32IPC.aspx[^]

Good luck!
   

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