RE: Little problems going from 5.7a to 6.0w.
- Ron Aaron wrote:
> If I may suggest, something which I think is needed in the Windows version:Hmm, this sounds quite advanced. Is there a limited list of these tags? Or
> In Windows, the system clipboard has tags specifying the type of data on it.
> For example, plain text, rtf, HTML...
> We should have a mechanism for dealing with this properly. For example,
> when yanking to the sys clipboard, we should put the text on both in plain
> text, and HTML if it's an HTML page. When pasting from it, and we see there
> are formats we know about, we should [optionally] ask the user what formats
> to paste. This could also be an option, e.g.:
> Perhaps then, you could have a menu item which did:
> confirm paste *
> which would give a list of formats we can paste. Otherwise, we could use
> the first format in 'clipboardformats' which exists on the clipboard [ and
> is compatible with the file type? ]
> This will let us play more nicely with other apps, for example, IE which has
> problems with non-HTML clip formats.
could any application invent one?
If this isn't much code, and a patch is made that works well, perhaps I'll
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