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Offline OS923

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Can't paste text in ResEdit
« on: November 20, 2021, 01:50:51 AM »
If you experience that you can't paste text in ResEdit, then try this:
1. Make a new resource file.
2. Make a new 'TEXT' resource.
3. Paste your text here.
4. Select it.
5. Copy it.
6. You can now paste it everywhere.

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Re: Can't paste text in ResEdit
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2021, 02:37:00 AM »
would simpletext not "correct" the issues with certain text formats in the clipboard, too?
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Re: Can't paste text in ResEdit
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2021, 07:31:12 AM »
Old versions of the MacOS require that you explicitly import/export a local clipboard from/to the global clipboard. Old programs like ResEdit do that but in OS 9 it may fail to import. TextEdit uses its own clipboard. Thatís why it works when you make a 'TEXT' resource.

 


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