Re: Bug in 0.7.4 - Formatted Text Clipboard

Robert Sievers (
Wed, 04 Aug 1999 13:22:52 -0500

At 10:45 AM 8/4/99 MST, Martin R. Bartels wrote:
>When I copy from Acrobat, and past into AbiWord, I often (not
>always) get extra "junk" at the end of the pasted text.

That one is #537. I just came across that myself last night. It slipped
in when added support for formatted copy/paste. We should be able to nail
that one quickly.

>Also, some cut'n'paste involves ligatures. (fl ffl ff fi ffi...)
>In 0.7.3, some of these would generate form-feeds. If the file
>were saved while these were still in, it wouldn't load. I haven't
>tried to reproduce this at this point. One ligature that caused a
>problem came in as hex '14', if that helps any...

I'll see if I can track this down. Watch bugzilla for more information.
If you come up with anything else before I can get to it, drop me a line.

Robert Sievers
Open Source Evangelist

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