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Drag & drop Picture in Calc [closed]

asked 2013-04-16 11:18:17 +0200

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updated 2015-10-30 20:41:19 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I was able to drag & drop a picture file from explorer/file manager into an opened Calc document in LO 3.5 directly. However since 3.6, this action will execute a new Draw document window & paste the picture there instead. So I have to cut the picture, close the new Draw document, click discard document before I can paste the picture into the opened Calc document. Tested on Windows platforms, SUSE Linux & Linux Mint. Do you guys have any intention to fix these?

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answered 2013-04-16 15:27:49 +0200

oweng gravatar image

This is FDO#61233. I can't answer on behalf of the developers but this certainly seems like a bug to me. I can confirm that under v3.5.7.2 the behaviour does not occur and under v.4.0.2.2 it does.

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answered 2013-04-16 12:24:04 +0200

ROSt52 gravatar image

I am using 3.6.5.2 and just use Insert File button or menu Insert / Picture / From file

This works fine. (OS: XP)

But you are right opening a Draw file is strange. May I suggest that you please file a bug report? Leaving note here about the bug number would be very kind.

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answered 2013-04-24 15:48:40 +0200

peminator gravatar image

agree, happens too on MacOSX (10.8) versions, before on 3.6 and now 4.0, if I try to higlight file and make copy&paste, only filename as text is inserted

very strange behaviour

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answered 2013-04-24 16:25:12 +0200

m.a.riosv gravatar image

Copying and pasting with Paste special selecting a image type, seems work fine.

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