Vim wsl copy to windows system clipboard

In this article let’s discuss about Vim wsl copy to windows system clipboard. Let’s go through the following methods without any delay.

Method 1:

# if you want to paste from windows clipboard into vim
# while in Insert Mode press Shift+Ins and confirm paste

# to make vim yank to windows clipboard 
# put the following in your .vimrc
# *you don't need to yank to a specific register
" WSL yank support
let s:clip = '/mnt/c/Windows/System32/clip.exe'  " change this path according to your mount point
if executable(s:clip)
    augroup WSLYank
        autocmd!
        autocmd TextYankPost * if v:event.operator ==# 'y' | call system(s:clip, @0) | endif
    augroup END
endif

Hope the above solution works.

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