Copying from MS word into RunRev 4.0

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at
Fri Sep 2 15:56:04 EDT 2011

Jonathan, check that you have the useUnicode property set to true in your handler, as it's clear that the code for curly quotes (2019) is way up above the 127-255 range that numtochar will support without unicode enabled.

I've not had to dig into unicode yet, so I don't know too much more, but it's a recurring theme for community members, so the archives may be useful.

On 2 Sep 2011, at 20:28, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> On 9/2/11 2:08 PM, Keith Clarke wrote:
>> I'm confused, how do you know the characters are missing until you
>> paste the clipboard contents somewhere within LC to render them and
>> see them?
> The clipboardData is already a variable, so examining it to see what was actually copied should show accurate info. But you do make a good point, because looking at the variable contents has to put it into a field somewhere, even if it's only in the variable watcher. It may be the field rendering that's wrong instead of the clipboard content.
> Jonathan, you could test that with something like this:
> get the clipboardData["text"]
> put numToChar(<whatever Word uses>) is in it
> If the message box shows true, then the characters are in there but the field isn't rendering them. You can then do a replace looking for numToChar(<whatever>) and replacing those with regular apostrophes.
> There was a bug in the database about copying text from Word. It was fixed and closed some time ago, but if the above doesn't work I think you should enter another bug report about it.
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