Comment 4 for bug 307005

This bug is not a duplicate of bug #296778, it is OS X specific.

Mark Buckingham wrote on 2008-12-11:
> I am using XQuartz-2.3.2_rc2.

Newer versions of X11/Quartz have an improved sync-feature to allow clipboard exchange with native OS X apps.

Turn off the 'Update Pasteboard when CLIPBOARD changes' option in X11 preferences, now cut&paste inside Inkscape works again as expected.

References:
inkscape-user mailinglist:
<http://www.nabble.com/-OS-X--X11-clipboard-vs.-OS-X-pasteboard-to23653031.html>
Inkscape FAQ [updated]:
<http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/FAQ#Copying_and_pasting_in_Inkscape_creates_pixellated_images_instead_of_copying_the_vector_objects>