Problem with pasting from a Rev App to Pages..

Peter M. Brigham, MD pmbrig at gmail.com
Thu May 3 11:41:16 EDT 2012


There used to be a clipboard utility for the Mac (somewhere back in the 10.5 days or thereabouts) that would allow you to manipulate the contents of the clip after copying, with a huge variety of options: text functions like changing case, font, size, unwrapping "hard" lines, etc., and IIRC also some image manipulation tools. It stopped working at some OS update or other, and AFAIK it died. I wish I could recall the name of it.

Of course this is triply unhelpful to you, since the utility is probably defunct, only worked on Macs, and I think you want a totally background solution with no call for the user to do anything special. I mention it only because I found it so useful.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at gmail.com
http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig

On May 3, 2012, at 11:15 AM, Bob Sneidar wrote:

> I don't think you can set the font and size of the clipboarddata directly. Have you tried changing the font and size of the field itself before copying? Another thing you can try is pasting into Textedit and see if the font and size are preserved. It may be that Pages is having it's paragraph style settings override the clipboard. 
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> Bob
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> On May 2, 2012, at 6:24 PM, Charles Szasz wrote:
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>> Hi Bob,
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>> Believe it or not I have tried reversing scripts already but I always get the same font in Pages: Lucida Grande. I would appreciate any other suggestions that may have.




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