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Copy/Pasting Hyperlinks from Word - Bug Report?

asked 2016-02-04 17:58:34 +0100

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updated 2016-03-09 21:37:11 +0100

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We use software that copies Hyperlinks as RTF into the copy buffer and pastes them into a Office document. Under 5.0.2.2 the hyperlink is stripped from the paste. (This did not happen in previous versions). Some additional information. Copying an existing Hyperlink (to just some text: eg: GP-2323) from an existing RTF file does not paste the Hyperlink, only the text (all done within LibreOffice). If I use Microsoft Word and create a Hyperlink to some random text and copy the hyperlink either from Word or WordPad and attempt to paste it into LibreOffice by right-clicking, the paste and paste special menu items are grayed.

Is this a known problem, is there a workaround? Is this a feature? or Bug?

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answered 2016-02-06 05:13:37 +0100

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This is a guess (as you appear to be using 3rd party software). Perhaps the fix to tdf#70318 has affected how you are copying from the RTF clipboard?

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