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Re: [K12OSN] Open Office Question (can only paste about 3950characters)



Thanks Bert.

I tried klipper when I got home on RH 8.0 it did the trick but at the
cost of 10Mb RAM.

I just visited Slashdot. Quite a lot of debate on clipboard issues. I
had no idea.

John 


On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 15:30, Bert Rolston wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I just ran a quick test at home.
> 
> I'm using RH7.3 standard, no LTSP, OO 1.0.1 and Mozilla.
> 
> I copied the whole text from Mozilla, then tried to paste into OO.
> 
> I got an error message about an unsupported format using paste OR paste
> special (plain text and HTML).
> 
> Then I launched Klipper and repeated the process.
> 
> The text pasted into OO without a hitch.
> 
> So it seems OO requires Klipper to paste correctly.
> 
> Pity, because Klipper slows the bootup and shutdown process
> considerabley only older machines.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Bert
> 
> On Fri, 2002-11-22 at 08:52, John Baillie wrote:
> > No problem with gedit, vim, emacs, Kwrite, it's an issue with
> > OpenOffice. StarOffice 6.0 produces the same results.
> > 
> > I have not tried Hans' emacs buffer work-around yet but it will be a lot
> > nicer when the bug is fixed.
> > 
> > Has anyone else tried pasting the entire Declaration into OO?
> > 
> > John
> > 
> > 
> > On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 14:17, Don Logsdon wrote:
> > > 
> > > Perhaps your having a browser problem-- 
> > > not a text editor problem
> > > 
> > > Hans reported he used galleon to get the whole thing...
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I run KDE 
> > >        from a workstation client  using konqueror  
> > >         I navigated to http://www.law.indiana.edu/uslawdocs/declaration.html
> > >         used ctrl-a  and  ctrl-c        
> > >         in Kwrite I used ctrl-v
> > >         the whole text transfered.......
> > > 
> > > I don't have open office installed....
> > > 
> > > dl
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
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