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bug #32847: copy/paste of rich text from non-GS X11 apps to Ink loses formatting

Submitted by:  Eric Wasylishen <ericw>
Submitted on:  Sat 19 Mar 2011 01:03:44 AM UTC  
Category:  Backend Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Bug Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Fri 05 Aug 2011 12:20:02 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Partly fixed in r33695.

Copy-paste of rich text from OpenOffice.org to Ink now works, but only if the selection is copied before starting Ink/gpbs.

It seems that [[NSPasteboard generalPasteboard] types] is not updated after the app starts.  I think we need to listen for changes of the X selection, and there is an API in Xfixes to do that. It should be an easy fix to xpbs.

Copy-paste of rich text from abiword is not working, need to investigate.

Eric Wasylishen <ericw>
Project Member
Sat 19 Mar 2011 01:03:44 AM UTC, original submission:  

Copying rich text from Ink and pasting in OpenOffice or Abiword works (formatting like bold, italic, underline is preserved.)

However, the reverse direction (copying rich text from OpenOffice or Abiword and pasting in Ink) does not work - formatting is lost and only plain text is pasted.

I did some minimal debugging and GNUstep-gui was requesting rich text from gpbs. I believe the bug is in gpbs or the X part of gpbs.

GNUstep is at r32649, OS is Ubuntu 10.10

Eric Wasylishen <ericw>
Project Member


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