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3374Re: [wpmac] Drag and drop: WP <-> OSX apps

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  • Geoff Gilbert
    Aug 25, 2006
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      Tom

      I'd never noticed that before, but the same is true if I drag to Word
      - I am usually going from OS X apps to WP. Like you said, Cmd-Z
      solves the problem in WP.

      Geoff

      >Curious thing, though, Geoff and John. When I drag from WP into (say)
      >TextEdit, the dragged text vanishes from the WP window as it appears in
      >the OSX app window -- which of course does not happen even when dragging
      >between different WP windows. Dragging between windows is supposed to
      >work like copy-paste, but here is works like cut-paste. I have to
      >option-drag (as we do when dragging within one window in order to copy
      >rather than cut) to keep the text in place in WP.
      >
      >Alternatively, "Undo" (command-Z) makes the text reappear in the WP
      >window (and of course does not affect what had already been dragged into
      >the TextEdit window).
      >
      > From NeoOffice, BTW, text drags into WP as text, but plain text, sans
      >formatting.
      >
      >Is my install again doing things no one else's does??!!
      >
      >Tom
      >
      >> But not Word - it still comes as a graphic!
      >>
      >> With other programmes I do it all the time
      >>
      >> Geoff
      >>
      >>
      >>> >I'd just never noticed it before, but text can be dragged from WP to
      >>> >an OSX application and back without problems. That's pretty good
      >>> >integration between two separate environments, IMO.
      >>> >
      >>> >John R.
      >
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      >
      >Yahoo! Groups Links
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