Messing around with LibreOffice Calc
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 15:54:53 EDT 2015
On 26/06/15 22:50, Richmond wrote:
> So: I set up a stack containing a table field "ACCESS" and created a
> spreadsheet file
> in LibreOffice Calc.
> 1. I opened the spreadsheet in LibreOffice Calc, selected the
> populated fields
> and then hit a button on my stack that contains the following script:
> on mouseUp
> set the text of fld "ACCESS" to the clipboardData
> end mouseUp
> and NOTHING happened.
> 2. I opened the same spreadsheet in Gnumeric, selected the populated
> and then hit the button on my stack:
> and the cells of the table field populated "properly".
> Now, at the risk of seeming incredibly stupid (!!!!) I wonder why data
> copied from a Gnumeric file works, while data copied from a
> LibreOffice Calc
> does not???
> Of course, were I a real 'trooper' I'd install every possible
> spreadsheet software
> on my Linux box and do the same sort of thing . . . .
Further to this: I found I can copy-paste interchangeably:
I can select and copy in a LibreOffice Calc file and post everything
successfully into a Gnumeric spreadsheet,
and the other way round.
So what is LiveCode objecting to with data from LibreOffice?
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