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Why is special paste unavailable

asked 2020-10-12 19:01:33 +0100

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updated 2020-10-13 00:44:33 +0100

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I'm trying to paste the contents of a spread sheet into a table using the special paste command, but the option is unavailable. Is there a setting to make it available? It is missing for old databases where I have used it before.

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Not sure what you mean by 'special paste' and why you don't just use ordinary paste? (which seems to work with some provisos). e.g. see HERE.

UPDATE: OK, I have found a post about "Paste Special..." HERE which works OK on my setup using LO 6.4.6.2. What version of LO are you using? And are you pasting into a Firebird Embedded or an HSQL Embedded Base file? Anyway, try ordinary paste and see if that works - and report back.

frofa gravatar imagefrofa ( 2020-10-12 23:32:31 +0100 )edit

Sorry I didn't see this response before. Special paste just came back magically! I'm not sure what I did. I was at the start of a project and started over with a new database and there it was. It’s an HSQL Version: 6.4.5.2. Thanks for your response!

PaulE gravatar imagePaulE ( 2020-10-27 16:34:36 +0100 )edit

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answered 2020-10-12 23:32:38 +0100

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updated 2020-10-13 00:41:56 +0100

See comment above (revised).

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