bugPSPP - Bugs: bug #20810, Clipboard loses precision.

 
 

bug #20810: Clipboard loses precision.

Submitted by:  John Darrington <jmd>
Submitted on:  Sat 18 Aug 2007 02:57:17 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Sheet Severity:  3 - Ordinary
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  Before 1.0
Effort:  0.00

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Tue 21 Aug 2007 02:56:32 AM UTC, comment #1:

>We need a lossless, platform independent format (possibly based on
>POR files)


I'd think we could just use the data file format. It is in fact platform independent, or more accurately PSPP is able to detect and compensate for platform differences as it reads data.

The portable file format doesn't support important features such as long variable names and string variables wider than 255 bytes.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Sat 18 Aug 2007 02:57:17 AM UTC, original submission:

The currently supported clipboard formats convert data to text and back again. This results in loss of precision when cut and pasting .

We need a lossless, platform independent format (possibly based on POR files) which can be used when cut-and-pasting between psppire instances (which may be running on different achitectures).

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator

 

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    Follow 5 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    Wed 20 Jan 2016 08:19:20 AM UTC jmd CategoryGraphical User Interface => Sheet
    Thu 23 Feb 2012 07:24:52 AM UTC jmd ReleaseBefore 0.8.0 => Before 1.0
    Sat 14 May 2011 04:51:24 AM UTC blp ReleasePost-0.6.0 => Before 0.8.0
    Tue 21 Aug 2007 02:56:32 AM UTC blp SummaryClipboard looses precision. => Clipboard loses precision.
    Sat 18 Aug 2007 02:57:51 AM UTC jmd ReleaseNone => Post-0.6.0

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