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Re: Copying Text From CDFs

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  • Subject: [mg132679] Re: Copying Text From CDFs
  • From: Gregory Lypny <gregory.lypny at videotron.ca>
  • Date: Sat, 3 May 2014 03:41:55 -0400 (EDT)
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I added

Cell[StyleData["Output"], TextClipboardType -> "PlainText"]

to the local style definition of Output cells in the style sheet of the CDF and executed it, but I still cannot copy text from grids as plain text. Perhaps I have the wrong syntax for the style definition.

	Gregory


On Thu, May 1, 2014, at 11:33 AM, John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com> wrote:

> The TextClipboardType setting has to be on the entire cell.  As I said, Print cells have it by default.  You could set it locally on the Output style if you wished (using Format->Edit Style Definitions to change the Output style).
>
> As for the copying of plots, I'm afraid there's not a lot about the situation that can be done in v9, aside from deliberately invoking a Copy As item.  The next release will behave better on this front, though.
>
> John Fultz
> jfultz at wolfram.com
> User Interface Group
> Wolfram Research, Inc.
>




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