Copying text in boxes to clipboard

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Fri Dec 8 21:50:51 EST 2017

Actually, you could extract the text and write it into an html table in any 
version of LC. Then set the clipboardData["html"] to it.

It would only paste into apps that accept html of course.
Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

On December 8, 2017 3:27:10 PM hh via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

>> JLG wrote:
>> In that case, others who have responded are right. You
>> can't put that  into the clipboard except as an image.
> The impact is (what I wrote): You can't put that into the
> **LC 6** - clipboard.
> Of course we can do that in LC 8 or later by accessing the
> *raw* clipboard. That is:
> Put the contents of the grid of simple text fields into
> a HTML <table> object. Then write clean HTML data with that
> to the rawClipboardData, go to Pages, OpenOffice, Word or
> whatever and paste.
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