Can't Copy/Paste from other applications

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Geoffrey Odhner

09 Oct, 2017 08:25 PM

// Please enter a detailed description of the issue // Description of the issue:

Can’t Copy/Paste from other applications. This goes against the entire philosophy of the Apple ecosystem, as well as the philosophy of its main competetitor!

// Please enter a list of steps required to reproduce the issue // Steps to reproduce:

  1. Go to another application.
  2. Select text.
  3. Press CMD-C, or right click and select Copy, or select Edit, Copy from main menu.
  4. Return to Marked.
  5. Try to paste, using any of the methods, CMD-V, Right click, Main menu Edit, but Paste is not available!!

// If applicable please attach a sample document that causes the issue for you.

// Configuration (do not edit) Marked 2 930 (Direct)

OS X Version: 10.12.6

allowPageBreakInCode: 1
bookTxtIsLeanpub: 0
summaryMdIsGitBook: 0
codeIsPoetry: 0
collapsibleHeadlines: 0
convertGithubCheckboxes: 1
convertYAMLToMMD: 0
defaultMathJaxConfig: TeX-AMS-MML_HTMLorMML
defaultPreviewStyle: GitHub
defaultProcessor: MultiMarkdown
enableMiniMap: 0
excludeBlockQuotesFromCounts: 0
excludeFootnotesFromCounts: 0
excludeVerbatimFromCounts: 0
excludeCaptionsFromCounts: 0
folderPreviewExtensionsArray: md, markdown, txt, mdown, html, opml
githubNewlines: 1
h1IsPageBreak: 0
h2IsPageBreak: 0
hrIsPageBreak: 0
includeMathJax: 1
limitTextWidth: 0
minimalJavaScript: 0
permissionGranted: 0
printHeaderFooterFirstPage: 0
processHTMLFiles: 1
removeMetadataForPreview: 0
removeYAMLHeaders: 0
scrollToEdit: 1
shouldDetectCritic: 1
shouldHighlightMarkupErrors: 1
shouldLoadCritic: 0
syntaxHighlight: 1

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 09 Oct, 2017 09:01 PM

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    Hi Geoffrey,

    Marked is not an editor, where would you paste text?

    That said, cmd-shift-v will create a new preview with clipboard contents, which you can save to a new file and continue editing.

    - Brett

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