Copying objects to the clipboard

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Mon Aug 6 18:03:33 EDT 2012


Thanks Stephen, not too late at all.
Pete
lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>



On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 1:49 PM, stephen barncard <
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:

> Peter -- I hope this isn't too late -
>
> I made this stack to examine all elements of what's in the clipboard at any
> moment ---
>
> go URL "http://fulton.barncard.com/stax/clipboardTest.rev"
>
> there are likely a possible few font bugs, but I've tested it pretty well.
>
> Just remember it won't work properly without being saved somewhere, and the
> included font is installed alongside.
> Save the stack then reload, you'll get a dialog asking permission to
> install the font.
> The font allows the showing of all the codes represented in the hex
> listing. You'll see what I mean when you press the "show all chars" button.
>
> Just copy whatever into the clipboard, including sound clips, images, or
> text. Don't paste it, but just hit the "show keys" button.
>
> the small scroller on the left shows the keys to the clipped data, choose
> one and the data will be displayed.
>
> the popup at the bottom chooses how displayed, I usually use HEX
>
> the small field below shows the number of bytes
>
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
>
> > After copying an object to the clipboard, the clipboard data type is
> > "objects".  Is there a way to determine what type of object or do I have
> to
> > keep track of that myself?
> >
> > This is in connection with a copy/paste and figuring if a paste is valid
> or
> > not, e.g. pasting a substack to a card would be invalid.
> >
> > Pete
> > lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
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>
> Stephen Barncard
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