Re: [artworks] Ideas for new version

  • From: Anthony Hilton <ajh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2007 21:42:49 +0000 (GMT)

In <URL:news:local.artworks> on Tue 09 Jan, Martin Wuerthner wrote:
> In message <c3c17aa24e.jr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           rickman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >  c) get text from an ArtWorks text object into an AW text area
> >  d) get text from an ArtWorks text area into an ArtWorks text object.
> e) get text from an ArtWorks text object into an ArtWorks text object
> c) could be allowed by making a standard Copy operation on ArtWorks 
> objects copy the extracted text to the text clipboard, too - this 
> effectively means that the the two clipboards converge, at least 
> partially d) could be allowed by having an option to paste text from 
> the text clipboard when editing a text line. Both changes together 
> would also enable e).

Sounds to be getting towards the functionality of the MSWindows clipboard
(AIUI) where an item may be on the clipboard in various formats (eg. bmp,
txt, rtf, as well as the source applications native format) and which is
pasted depends on the capabilities of the receiving application. 



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