On Thursday, October 13, 2016, J. Landman Gay <jac...@hyperactivesw.com>

> Apparently in LC 8.x, LC text in the clipboard can't be pasted into
> Powerpoint, though it works in MS Word and some other apps. I know the
> workaround -- paste into a text editor, copy, paste into Powerpoint -- but
> is there a better way?
> My app is just setting the clipboarddata["text"] to a variable containing
> plain text. I wonder if I should be setting some of the other keys in the
> clipboard array.
> It worked okay until the last version we released, compiled with LC 8.0.2
> on Mac OS X. Maybe it's been fixed since then? I don't have a copy of
> Powerpoint so I can't test.

Last week I had a user report issues pasting images into SnagIt but not
other apps (Windows). This issue is new to 8.x and the clipboard changes.
It seems that the way LiveCode is placing content on the clipboard is not
correct in 8.x. I have to in estimate further though.

Trevor DeVore
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