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Re: Copy/paste selection of a pdf on Mac

On Apr 26, 12:36 am, "A. B." <functionalcoati... at> wrote:
> I think this has more to do with Apple than Mathematica:
> - Select a portion of a pdf file in and copy to the clipboard=
> - Paste in Mathematica.
> This results in the whole pdf page being pasted in Mathematica. Researchi=
> on the web showed that this same behaviour was observed with Keynote at s=
> point but it has since been fixed.
> It has to do with a new so-called "non-destructive" way that Preview now
> uses for cropping. The application where the pasting is done needs to be
> made aware of this change on the part of Apple. Thus, on my 10.5.6 system=
> pasting works well with Pages and Keynote (iWork 9).
> A workaround is to paste in one of these applications, copy the pdf image
> and paste it in Mathematica. This works as expected.

This is a previously unreported bug in Mathematica that has since been
fixed for a future release.

In the future I encourage you to report any suspected bugs in
Mathematica to Wolfram Tech Support:

-Rob, Wolfram Research

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