Pasting tabs into Excel

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Feb 3 16:18:58 EST 2018


On 2/3/18 12:23 PM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote:
> Try this function (LC 8/9):
> 
> *on*  stripClipboard
>     *local*  tData
>     *lock*  the clipboard
>     *put*  the rawClipboardData["public.utf8-plain-text"] into tData
>     *set*  the rawClipboardData to empty
>     *set*  the rawClipboardData["public.utf8-plain-text"] to tData
>     *unlock*  the clipboard
> *end*  stripClipboard
> 
> This will ensure the only thing on the clipboard is the text format (no RTF
> and no HTML).  Even when I use this function after putting the text on the
> clipboard, I get the same results.  And I get the same in LC 6 & 7 too.
> 
> You mentioned raw clipboard, what did you try there?

Your handler works. :) I haven't used rawClipboardData much and I don't 
have that particular experiment any more, but I think I just used the 
example verbatim from the dictionary.

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