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How to copy paste a formula from libreoffice writer to firefox browser

asked 2015-06-29 09:20:36 +0100

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updated 2015-08-25 07:08:47 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I can copy and paste just fine within libreoffice writer but it does not allow me to copy and paste to firefox browser. I do not get the paste option on the browser. I am using version 4.2.8.2

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answered 2015-06-29 11:26:24 +0100

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Hi gansub

On both Linux & Windows there are 2 sets of copy/paste commands:-

Copy to Clipboard:- Ctrl+C or Ctrl+Insert (press both keys at same time)

Paste from Clipboard:- Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert (press both keys at same time)

By convention, the Edit menu of every application contains a Copy + Paste command.

If you find that the Paste command is greyed-out, then one application has not placed the text into the Clipboard in the documented manner such that other applications can make use of it (very unfriendly). That is an inter-operability bug, and should be reported like any other bug. I use 4.4.3.2 under Debian & have had some similar results, though in the other direction (from Firefox to LO).

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