Trailing line breaks when pasting calc data into other applications

asked 2016-10-18 17:22:20 +0100

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updated 2016-10-18 17:23:38 +0100

When copying spreadsheet string data from .csv files in LibreOffice Calc to other applications, like Google Chrome, for some reason I always get a line break at the end of the copied string. I always have to hit backspace (⌫) to get rid of it.

When examining the contents of the comma-delineated .csv file, I see no evidence of trailing line breaks at the end of the cell (before the , character).

I have the same problem in OpenOffice. I am using OS X El Capitan, not sure what the behaviour is like on other OSes.

I'm not sure if this is a "feature" or a bug, or something else. Is there a way to get rid of the trailing line breaks via application settings?

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Same on Windows 8.1 with LO, copying from .ods and pasting into notepad.

mark_t gravatar imagemark_t ( 2016-10-18 17:38:28 +0100 )edit