Pasting tabs into Excel

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Sat Feb 3 19:04:03 EST 2018


PR 6293 should correct this issue (19206). When plain text is copied to the
clipboard, styled text will not be added.
On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 4:32 PM Brian Milby <brian at milby7.com> wrote:

> http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=19206
> http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=20336
> On Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 4:28 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Brian Milby wrote:
>>
>>  > More info on those 2 bugs:
>>  >
>>  > The first bug is about LC placing too much on the system clipboard.
>>  >  Prior to 8, LC only put text+RTF on the clipboard.  With 8, HTML was
>>  > added - LC ran everything through its internal conversion to LC styled
>>  > text and put LC HTMLtext on the system clipboard as HTML.  The bug fix
>>  > on the first on stops that conversion so that when plain text is
>>  > placed on the clipboard, only plain text is put on the system
>>  > clipboard (and it no longer puts anything styled).
>>  >
>>  > The second bug is tightly related.  It is actually the same process
>>  > that is causing the problem, but the solution will be slightly
>>  > different.  There isn't a PR on this one yet.  It would be easy to
>>  > disable LC HTMLtext going to the clipboard unless specifically
>>  > requested (which would be more like pre LC-8), but fixing the actual
>>  > HTMLtext is a little more complicated.
>>
>> I think I missed something earlier in this thread:  what are those two
>> bug report IDs?
>>
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