Copying from MS word into RunRev 4.0

Jonathan Lynch jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 13:48:21 CDT 2011


What is DRM?

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 2:45 PM, stephen barncard <
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:

> That's an interesting method of DRM. Another level of obfuscation. Thanks
> Microsoft.
>
> On 2 September 2011 09:07, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>
> > I did this on a Mac and it works fine. I believe that MS Office clipboard
> > data is specially formatted, and the app has to be running in order to do
> an
> > on the fly translation of the data. I have noticed in the past that if I
> > copy something from an office product and then launch another program,
> then
> > paste, I usually get nothing, because the other app wasn't open at the
> time
> > I copied, so I suspect the translation only gets done when switching
> between
> > open applications.
> >
> > Bob
> >
> >
> > On Sep 2, 2011, at 8:21 AM, Jonathan Lynch wrote:
> >
> > > Hi everyone.
> > >
> > > When I type this word into MS Word: it's
> > >
> > > Then copy and paste it into a field in RunRev, the apostrophe gets
> > omitted.
> > > This is on a windows system. The character in question is not the usual
> > > apostrophe, but is the curly apostrophe that MS Word uses.
> > >
> > > This is quite an issue for me. My work around is to hijack the paste
> > > operation, use VB Script to create an invisible Word doc and save that
> > doc
> > > as a text file, then use Rev to retrieve the contents of the text file.
> > This
> > > works, but takes approximately 1.5 seconds to complete the procedure.
> > >
> > > Does anyone know if the recent versions of Live Code allow for pasting
> > from
> > > an MS Word document without omitting characters? I know it worked fine
> > back
> > > with RunRev 2.5, so I know it is possible for it to be done.
> > > Well, thanks for you help.
> > >
> > > Peace,
> > >
> > > Jonathan
> > >
> > >
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