On 05/14/2018 06:44 AM, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote:
Sorry, most likely my explanation was not good enough.
So, I will try it again. My home computer is now on 6.0.4 - which did
NOT improve things.
(if anything, the apparent lack of scaling capability for the
interface font makes work only harder)
Use any piece of text: let's use A = help / B = rescue
* Suppose now I have a text editor open and select "A" on the editor
screen and press Ctrl+C (or use the mouse to achieve the same thing)
* switch to Writer
* press Ctrl+V (or use the mouse to achieve the same thing)
* I get "A"
So far so good.
* Next I select a different word, like B and perform the same procedure.
* Having done this a trillion times on "countless" computers using
equally "countless" different applications ->
* I DO expect to get "B" in Writer.
* However, Writer insists on copying "A". It does not matter how many
times I repeat the procedure.
* This morning it even continued to insist in copying "A" instead of
"B" AFTER I shut Writer down and reopened it.
* When I use the "Ctrl+C" + "Ctrl+V" routine to copy either "A" or "B"
into software OTHER than Libreoffice, it works as expected.
I am definitely NOT a computer expert, but I believe I can perform a
"copy and paste" action.
In particular when I do this deliberately and with great care.
One might argue, that "A" is still on the (Windows) clipboard.
But if that were true, copying it to other applications should also
give me an "A", but I actually get the requested "B".
For that reason I cannot help but assume, that there is something
strange going on in Writer.
While working in Writer I use Calc in parallel to create a list of
term and their translations.
Copying either A or B from other applications into Cals DOES NOT give
me this grief. (at least not yet)
This is a recent event and I don't thing I have had this problem with
the computer in my little clinic.
Even though this may not be any sort of "fatal error", it is
nonetheless very annoying during work.
Is this explanation a little better?
I am starting to experience more copy/paste issues similar to those
described by Thomas. I am using LO 18.104.22.168 with Linux Mint 18.
Today, I was working in Impress. I've been copying and pasting text from
one slide to another within a single Impress presentation file. Every
now and then, the copy function <Ctrl-C> does not copy the new text, so
that when I press <Ctrl-V>, instead of getting the text I just copied, I
get a previous copy. It also happened when I tried copying text from
another program (LyX) into my LO Impress.
I must say this is an entirely new behavior for me and my copy of LO. It
not only happened when copying and pasting from another program to LO,
but also from one slide to another within LO itself.
I'll keep an eye on it and try to see any consistency in the behavior.
So far, it has been intermittent.
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