Re: [wpmac] Copying to Sheepshaver
- 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.
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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
> Thomas J. Rostafinski, Ph.D.
> Licensed Clinical Psychologist
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> Oak Park, IL 60301-1053
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