[Scribus] can't paste text into text box

Johannes Rüschel jo.rueschel
Thu Aug 26 17:23:29 CEST 2004

 i had this prob with copying text from OOo. Sometimes it works, sometimes 
 not. sometimes the SE shows "paste" enabled but doesnt paste anything 
 ,sometimes nothing happens, sometimes it works...curios :-|
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Craig Ringer" <craig at postnewspapers.com.au>
> To: "Penelope Spencer" <penelope.spencer at realmofmusic.com>
> Cc: "Scribus List" <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2004 1:06 AM
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] can't paste text into text box
>> On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 02:44, Penelope Spencer wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I'm using version 1.2cvs and have started having a problem with
>>> pasting text into text boxes. If I copy some text from another
>>> application it just doesn't recognise that I have anything to paste
>>> when I get back into scribus, even if I use the story editor. Has
>>> anyone else had the same problem or have any advice?
>> I've had this issue with pasting text from Acrobat Reader, but haven't
>> had time to properly investigate yet.
>> Try selecting the text in the source application then middle-clicking to
>> paste in Scribus, instead of using CTL-C and CTL-V . This sometimes
>> works more reliably.
>> Also try to paste into another app like kwrite and see if that works.
>> That, and the source application, would be very useful to know.
>> --
>> Craig Ringer

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