Not able to use the clipboard with HTML5 deployment

Terry Judd terry.judd at
Sun Feb 21 23:18:32 EST 2016

OK, thanks hh. It’s probably a little too clunky for my purpose (I don’t
think I can expect users to manually replace placeholder characters with
returns) but nice to know that there is a workaround of sorts.

Great set of LC HTML5 demos BTW!


On 22/02/2016 2:59 pm, "use-livecode on behalf of [-hh]"
<use-livecode-bounces at on behalf of hh at> wrote:

>> So, I want to copy the formatted text from my LC HTML5 app to a
>> text field in another webpage that is independent of my HTML5
>> app and over which I have no control. I don¹t think that¹s
>> possible without using the clipboard as an intermediary - is it?
>> Regards, Terry...
>Hi Terry (and BR)
>this is currently the one and only way available for communication
>with a HTML5 standalone: The Ask dialog.
>I made a demo, available at hh.on-rev-com/html5/ (= overview)
>called 'Copy/Paste Text'-Test
>It's made with dp9 in November, nothing related to that changed
>in dp10-14, stack is downloadable.
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