bugPSPP - Bugs: bug #49837, Single cell copy/paste in variable...


bug #49837: Single cell copy/paste in variable view not possible

Submitted by:  Guttorm Flatabø <dittaeva>
Submitted on:  Tue 13 Dec 2016 02:56:14 PM UTC  
Category:  Sheet Severity:  5 - Average
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
Effort:  0.00

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Thu 05 Jul 2018 06:31:04 AM UTC, comment #1: 

This is correct.  We need to implement pasting into the variable sheet where possible, and grey the menuitems where not.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Tue 13 Dec 2016 02:56:14 PM UTC, original submission:  

To me this is a bug, but it might be a feature request.

No copy/paste is possible in the "Variable view" of the PSPPIRE Data editor, neither in ubuntu version 0.8.5 or the available Windows build 0.10.4-g50f7b7

I have seen other bugs that seem to request multi-cell cop/paste, but only single cell copy/paste would be a huge improvement.

If copy/paste is not intended to be possible then "Paste" should also be greyed out in the "Edit" menu when in the "Variable view".

My use case is this:

I have a Norwegian version of a dataset, which I need to translate. The translation is already available to me in a text file, and I'd like to paste the English labels into the dataset.

Guttorm Flatabø <dittaeva>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
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    2017-03-31 jmd CategoryGraphical User Interface => Sheet

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