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  • Joseph Bush
    Hi Thomas, I haven t had that problem with TextEdit, and I do much cut/paste-ing between that and WP. That said, I always paste Text Only, as I want to use
    Message 1 of 36 , Jun 27, 2011
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      Hi Thomas,

      I haven't had that problem with TextEdit, and I do much cut/paste-ing between that and WP. That said, I always paste Text Only, as I want to use WP's formatting.

      Joe

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      On Jun 27, 2011, at 6:58 AM, "Thomas J. Rostafinski, Ph.D." <TJRostaf@...> wrote:

      > Geoff and Joe, I too have found problems with pasting into WP in SS
      > material copied from OSX, sometimes even when I remember to click on the
      > SS desktop before pasting.
      >
      > > For some reason I can still cut and paste from WP in ShSh to programmes
      > > in OSX, but I can no longer copy in, even using Paste Special.
      >
      > Clipboard transfer of OSX _graphics_ seldom works for me; I typically
      > transfer the OSX graphic file as JPEG or GIF, or as a
      > ClarisWorks/AppleWorks drawing (I keep AW 6.2.9 on the OSX side, saving
      > as CW4 any material I want to move to SS, where I keep CW4 for such
      > purposes), into the Unix folder for opening in SS.
      >
      > When OSX _text_ does not want to paste into WP in SS, I may paste it
      > into a new TextEdit document, then save as RTF into the Unix folder. WP
      > has not yet failed to open such an RTF (I drop the file onto John R.'s
      > "Open in WP" applet).
      >
      > I have also found that SimpleText (in SS) can help. ST will accept a
      > paste of text copied from OSX more often than will WP or other SS apps,
      > and once the text is pasted into ST, will paste into WP even without
      > again being selected and copied. Both the TE and the ST methods retain
      > test attributes, though TE is likely to keep more of the formatting
      > (layout) features. HTH. Tom
      >
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      > Licensed Clinical Psychologist
      > 1140 Lake Street, Suite 508
      > Oak Park, IL 60301-1053
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    • J.J. McVeigh
      ... OK, it worked this time. Thank you! -- J.J. McVeigh
      Message 36 of 36 , Jun 27, 2011
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        em315 wrote:

        >Try it again. Perhaps Yahoo was acting strangely. Don't use the
        >abbreviated link in your message. Use the link on the Files page.

        OK, it worked this time. Thank you!
        --

        J.J. McVeigh
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