Put data on the clipboard?

David Vaughan drvaughan55 at mac.com
Mon Feb 4 16:15:01 EST 2002


I agree. That was my problem.
I still find it odd that I have to create a hidden field (better than 
off-screen, as Doug Ivers noted) as a roundabout to make this work but I 
guess it would not be a high priority change if we requested the feature.
Also, having to write at least three lines of code (put variable into 
field; select text of field; copy) where one will do is pretty weak. The 
same thing happens for paste.


On Tuesday, February 5, 2002, at 02:11 , Arthur Evans Jr wrote:

> On 4/2/02 7:34 am, David Vaughan <drvaughan55 at mac.com> wrote:
>>  After some testing I find I can use copy and paste to move selected 
>> text
>>  between a field and the clipboard, but I want to put data directly 
>> from
>>  a variable on to the clipboard without making the text visible and
>>  selected. How can I do this please?
> and Kevin Miller replied:
>> Place it into a field that is off screen or invisible, then copy that.
> Interesting.  This is an incompatability with Hypercard, where I can 
> write
>     put <any expression> into the clipboard
> Why is that feature missing from Rev?
> Art Evans
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