clipboard issue in Windows?

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Wed Nov 30 02:00:46 EST 2011


I can see where the confusion comes from on this.  The dictionary claims
you can copy a chunk of a control to the clipboard, even has an example  -
copy word -3 to -1 of field "Help".

Maybe it used to work as documented in the dictionary and somehow got
changed over the years?

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 7:20 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:

> On 11/29/11 5:43 PM, Mike Kerner wrote:
>
>  copy char 1 to -1 of field "total" -- doesn't seem to do anything.
>>
>>
> If you do it that way, you need to select the text first, just as if you
> were doing it manually:
>
>  select char 1 to -1 of fld "total"
>  copy
>
> But as was already mentioned, setting the clipboardData is much cleaner.
>
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