HTML5 and Copy and Pasting of graphics?

JOHN PATTEN johnpatten at me.com
Fri Sep 22 16:03:34 EDT 2017


Thanks Richard!

That works :)

http://jpatten.on-rev.com/circletest1/circletest.html <http://jpatten.on-rev.com/circletest1/circletest.html>


> On Sep 22, 2017, at 12:41 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> JOHN PATTEN wrote:
> 
> > I am pretty sure I did a copy and paste from card 2 to card 1 in a
> > HTML5 project.  I may have been dreaming though :)
> >
> > I have two cards. First card has a button with this script:
> >
> > on mouseUp
> > copy grc "circle" of cd 2
> > do paste
> > set the loc of last grc of cd 1 to 100,100
> > end mouseUp
> >
> > The second card has a blue circle graphic.
> >
> > I save this out as an html5 project load it into on-rev. (http://jpatten.on-rev.com/circletest/circletest.html <http://jpatten.on-rev.com/circletest/circletest.html>)
> >
> > And it does not work???
> 
> When I load that here I see only a single button, which does nothing when I click.  I do not see any graphic, nor any means of navigating to other cards.
> 
> 
> > HTML5 does not allow for copy and past of grcs from one card to
> > another?
> 
> I don't know, but that won't stop me from guessing. :)
> 
> My hunch would be that using both the copy and paste commands would not work, because IIRC the HTML export runtime does not currently work with the system's clipboard.
> 
> That said, using the copy option which lets you specify a destination, e.g.:
> 
>  copy grc "cricle" to cd 2
> 
> ...may work because that method doesn't affect the system clipboard.
> 
> -- 
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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