pasting clipboard from Excel

Colin Holgate coiin at verizon.net
Tue Sep 13 10:37:47 CDT 2011


Yes, the strange thing is that sometimes it cooperates. It seems to fail more often when copying cells that have a particular data type assigned to them.

Jim, as Craig did too, I'm only attempting to get tab delimited text onto the clipboard. It doesn't matter in any way at all what cells the data came from, or what led to the value of the text. It's also to be a web app as well as multi-platform standalone applications, so AppleScript is out of the question.

Given that it pastes into other programs ok, shouldn't it paste into LiveCode?

On Sep 13, 2011, at 11:26 AM, DunbarX at aol.com wrote:

> I have no issues with this at all. OSX 10.4.11, LC 4.5.3
> 
> 
> Text comes over as you would expect. Tabs are there, returns, everything.



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