clipboard issue in Windows?

Mike Bonner bonnmike at
Wed Nov 30 14:20:30 EST 2011

This is why I only use ctrl-c ctrl-v. It seems that shift-insert doesn't
necessarily set the dirty bit in the script editor so I have caught myself
pasting, hit enter to compile, since it doesn't think theres a change..
poof editor closes, no compile and changes lost. ctrl-v works fine though
so i've just forced myself out of the shift-insert habit.

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Ralph DiMola <rdimola at>wrote:

> Don't know if this is a related issue. On Windows at the clipboard in the
> IDE GUI acts odd at times. Running XP SP3. Sometimes "Ctrl Insert"/"Shift
> Insert" works sometimes not. "Ctrl C"/"Ctrl V" work reliably most of the
> time. Sometimes pasting things from the clipboard to the LC IDE from
> another
> windows app works, sometimes not. I put some code on the clipboard in VB6.
> It would not paste into LC, BUT I pasted to Windows notepad then again put
> the select text on the clipboard from notepad and was able to paste into
> the
> LC IDE??? "Control C" will put selected text onto the clipboard from both
> the IDE and the LC Dictionary. "Control Insert" works only from the IDE but
> not in the LC Dictionary. Other oddities exist. I think if you're at a
> debugging breakpoint the rules of the clipboard change but I don't remember
> what happens. I also just the other day used the LC copy to attempt to put
> something on the clipboard but it did not work. Thought it was my inner LC
> newbie coming out and was going to look at the docs, now maybe not.
> Ralph DiMola
> IT Director
> Evergreen Information Services
> Phone: 518-636-3998 Ex:11
> Cell: 518-796-9332

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