Clipboard Anomally [BUG]?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Thu Nov 9 21:45:02 EST 2006

Kay C Lan wrote:
> On 11/9/06, Chipp Walters <chipp at> wrote:
>> Isn't there a simpler open up BBEdit, select text, copy, 
>> then
>> paste into fld "text"?
> Sorry, I didn't even make that clear:-(
> As a recipe for showing the bug, no, what you propose does not do it.
> Or doesn't do it frequently. I do have a firm belief that the
> 'trigger' for the bug is switching between apps. I typically have
> several apps open and copy and paste code snippets from them. This
> includes Preview and/or Acrobat, BBEdit and CopyPaste. But it's never
> predictable.
> As a recipe for getting BBEdit text into a Rev field, what you suggest
> works 99.9% of the time, and I acknowledge that my process isn't a
> logical way to get a text file into Rev, but I'm more focused on a
> 100% repeatable situation where the clipboard contains text, but Rev
> won't paste it.
> Now I hope I've expressed myself clearly:-)

Do you have an openfield script in the field that won't accept a paste? 
Someone recently notified me of a problem with that, but I haven't had 
time to verify it yet. I don't think all openfield scripts cause a 
problem, but some particular ones might. Maybe we can narrow it down.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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